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  • as inpique
  • as inbadger
  • as inbeset

synonyms for give the business

  • annoy
  • arouse
  • displease
  • excite
  • gall
  • galvanize
  • ignite
  • incense
  • irk
  • irritate
  • kindle
  • offend
  • rile
  • stimulate
  • whet
  • absorb
  • affront
  • bother
  • bug
  • exasperate
  • get
  • goad
  • goose
  • grab
  • miff
  • mortify
  • motivate
  • move
  • nettle
  • peeve
  • prick
  • quicken
  • rouse
  • spur
  • sting
  • stir
  • vex
  • wound
  • egg on
  • fire up
  • get a rise out of
  • get under skin
  • give a hard time
  • make waves
  • put out
  • work up
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antonyms for give the business

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  • aid
  • bore
  • calm
  • compose
  • delight
  • depress
  • discourage
  • extinguish
  • lull
  • make happy
  • please
  • quiet
  • soothe
  • appease
  • compliment
  • dissuade
  • dull
  • help
  • misunderstand
  • mollify
  • placate
  • satisfy
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How to use give the business in a sentence

He remembered something—the cherished pose of being a man plunged fathoms-deep in business.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
If you have any thoughts of influencing me or my men to join the regular Confederate army, you may as well give up the idea.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
It was he who first said, If thine enemy hunger give him food, if he thirst give him drink.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Give not up thy heart to sadness, but drive it from thee: and remember the latter end.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But the Mexicans were not the people to give up their best province so easily.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He saw Gen. Braddock as he passed on to his defeat, and could give a succinct account of that sanguinary action.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GIVE THE BUSINESS

  • annoy
  • bait
  • bug
  • bully
  • eat
  • give the business
  • goad
  • harass
  • harry
  • hassle
  • heckle
  • hound
  • importune
  • insist on
  • needle
  • nudge
  • pester
  • plague
  • ride
  • tease
  • torment
  • work on
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