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synonyms for dragooning

  • alarm
  • appall
  • awe
  • bully
  • coerce
  • constrain
  • daunt
  • dishearten
  • dismay
  • scare
  • subdue
  • terrify
  • terrorize
  • badger
  • bait
  • bludgeon
  • bluster
  • browbeat
  • buffalo
  • bulldoze
  • chill
  • compel
  • cow
  • dispirit
  • disquiet
  • dragoon
  • enforce
  • force
  • hound
  • oblige
  • overawe
  • ride
  • ruffle
  • spook
  • strong-arm
  • bowl over
  • lean on
  • push around
  • showboat
  • twist someone's arm

antonyms for dragooning

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  • assure
  • calm
  • comfort
  • embolden
  • encourage
  • hearten
  • help
  • incite
  • inspirit
  • leave alone
  • please
  • reassure
  • release
  • soothe
  • assist
    • cease
    • halt
    • refuse
    • stop
    • check
    • delay
    • deter
    • disapprove
    • discourage
    • dissuade
    • fail
    • forget
    • give
    • ignore
    • leave alone
    • let go
    • lose
    • miss
    • neglect
    • prevent
    • release
    • repress
    • abandon
    • disregard
    • drop
    • forego
    • give up
    • overlook
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    How to use dragooning in a sentence

    Success to cross-roads, blind galloways, helter-skelter dragooning, and blink-eyed farmers!
    THREE COURSES AND A DESSERTANONYMOUS
    The Rebels succeeded in dragooning but very few of them into their ranks.
    THE SECRET SERVICE.ALBERT D. RICHARDSON
    We had no force with which to make any serious attack upon it, so that it was a day's dragooning, "all cry and little wool."
    RANDOM SHOTS FROM A RIFLEMANJOHN KINCAID
    "Or, as we used to say when I was dragooning thirty years ago, 'the tongue will scarcely meet the buckle,'" responded the colonel.
    INTERNATIONAL WEEKLY MISCELLANY, VOL. 1, NO. 5, JULY 29, 1850VARIOUS
    This was the dragooning system now to be carried out in Sindh.
    HISTORY OF THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN, VOL. I (OF 3)SIR JOHN WILLIAM KAYE
    The dragooning was attempted, but Virginia refused to yield.
    THE HISTORY OF THE CONFEDERATE WAR, ITS CAUSES AND ITS CONDUCT, VOLUME I (OF 2)GEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
    He suspected the sort of angelic dragooning to which she was subject from his dear Mrs. Temple.
    THROCKMORTONMOLLY ELLIOT SEAWELL
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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