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synonyms for get after

  • admonish
  • berate
  • castigate
  • chastise
  • chide
  • denounce
  • discipline
  • rebuff
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • scold
  • abuse
  • animadvert
  • asperse
  • attack
  • backbite
  • blame
  • cavil
  • contemn
  • denigrate
  • deprecate
  • disapprove
  • disparage
  • impugn
  • incriminate
  • judge
  • knock
  • lecture
  • ostracize
  • remonstrate
  • reprehend
  • reprove
  • upbraid
  • carp at
  • cut up
  • exprobate
  • find fault with
  • look askance
  • pick apart
  • pull apart
  • read out
  • take to task
  • tear apart
  • tell off

antonyms for get after

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  • approve
  • commend
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • forgive
  • laud
  • praise
  • agree
  • cherish
  • defend
  • endorse
  • protect
  • sanction
  • allow
  • permit
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How to use get after in a sentence

The man called Shiv was driving Delancy's get-away car at a conservative pace so as not to excite suspicion.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Ten minutes later, Delancy drove the get-away car out of the service station.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It was in this room that Delancy's get-away car had changed paint jobs, and in about ten minutes.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
But the exquisite was used to it; he would only have felt badly if they had ignored his new get-up.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
But I don't see that that sort of thing helps him to decide upon the most suitable career for a young man in after-war conditions.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
There was some sort of a phonograph device under the cowl of that get-away car, and this was hooked up to the radio switch.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
He wanted besides to stay for the after-service, which he had not done since he was a young man—never since his marriage.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
I beg you not to quarrel with me for the word; some of the partakers in that after-service remain from no higher motive.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
But the after-piece excited much emotion: it was called "The Discovery of Brazil."
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
He had dashed for an after-compartment to their storage place of tools, and returned with a blow-torch in his hand.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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