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synonyms for chivvy

  • annoy
  • badger
  • bait
  • bother
  • chase
  • harass
  • hound
  • hunt
  • pursue
  • tease
  • torment
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antonyms for chivvy

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  • aid
  • help
  • ignore
  • make happy
  • neglect
  • please
  • retreat
  • run away
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How to use chivvy in a sentence

Therefore, whenever we meet, I chivvy the conversation in the direction of horseflesh.
BERRY AND CO.DORNFORD YATES
Yer ain't sich a bad sort as yer look—an' Gawd knows yer didn't make yer own chivvy!
THE STRAND MAGAZINEVARIOUS
Theres free passes up to the Sudden Death Establishment, and a photo-man to take your chivvy when youre passing in your checks.
JOHN BROWNCAPTAIN R. W. CAMPBELL
Surely they need not chivvy 'bints' in the bazaar, and officers educated in London could know better.
THE SECRETS OF A KUTTITEEDWARD O. MOUSLEY
You say you know that I shall never chivvy you out of the woods, Bunny; but you know wrong, for I should like to do it now.
THE NEW FOREST SPYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
"Don't chivvy the child any further," he said, in a low voice.
YOUTHISAAC ASIMOV
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