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synonyms for bring bear

  • affect
  • alter
  • arouse
  • bias
  • change
  • determine
  • guide
  • impress
  • manipulate
  • persuade
  • prejudice
  • prompt
  • regulate
  • shape
  • sway
  • brainwash
  • bribe
  • channel
  • compel
  • control
  • count
  • direct
  • dispose
  • form
  • impel
  • incite
  • incline
  • induce
  • instigate
  • modify
  • mold
  • move
  • predispose
  • prevail
  • rouse
  • rule
  • seduce
  • sell
  • snow
  • soft sell
  • train
  • turn
  • urge
  • act upon
  • argue into
  • be recognized
  • bring to bear
  • carry weight
  • get at
  • have a part in
  • impact on
  • pull strings
  • talk into
  • work upon

antonyms for bring bear

MOST RELEVANT
  • continue
  • keep
  • leave alone
  • neglect
  • prevent
  • remain
  • stay
  • stop
  • delay
  • deter
  • discourage
  • disenchant
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • hinder
  • mismanage
  • neglect
  • take
  • forget
    • be lazy
    • surrender
    • yield
    • take
    • fire
    • ignore
    • lay off
    • let go
    • misuse
    • shun
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    How to use bring bear in a sentence

    Many British Ferns evidence a marked tendency to “sport,” and this is a fact which the beginner should always bear in mind.
    HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
    The bear laughed and joined his companion, and the torpedo thundered away.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    It is the dramatic impulse of childhood endeavouring to bring life into the dulness of the serious hours.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    This may be done by taking the humming tone and bringing to bear upon it a strong pressure of energy.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    When he gets quite large the boy will get tired of having him for a pet, and perhaps bring him back.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    The offspring of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches, and make a noise as unclean roots upon the top of a rock.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    There is cause for alarm when they bring one hundred and ten ships into these seas without any means of resistance on our part.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
    The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    The bear watched him narrowly with its wicked little eyes, though it did not see fit to cease its paw-licking.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    The blind Samson of labor will seize upon the pillars of society and bring them down in a common destruction.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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