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synonyms for go against the grain

  • bother
  • distress
  • hurt
  • injure
  • nauseate
  • sicken
  • trouble
  • upset
  • be distasteful
  • be disturbing
  • be sickening
  • be unsuitable
  • discomfort
  • make ill
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antonyms for go against the grain

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  • aid
  • assist
  • calm
  • cure
  • heal
  • help
  • mend
  • please
  • soothe
  • accept
  • acquiesce
  • agree
  • coincide
  • concur
  • consent
  • harmonize
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How to use go against the grain in a sentence

And I have not had the first morsel of food prepared from this grain offered me since I reached the shores of Europe.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Vain also was the valour and ability he showed in the campaign against the Royalists in La Vende.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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
Beginners must be warned against mistaking the edges of cells, or particles which have retained the red stain, for bacilli.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Whether they had ever, at different times, pleaded for or against the same cause, and cited precedents to prove contrary opinions?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
He leant against the wall of his refuge, notwithstanding this boast, and licked the ice to moisten his parched lips.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
But if God made man, then God is responsible for all man's acts and thoughts, and therefore man cannot sin against God.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GO AGAINST THE GRAIN

  • be distasteful
  • be disturbing
  • be sickening
  • be unsuitable
  • bother
  • discomfort
  • distress
  • go against the grain
  • hurt
  • injure
  • make ill
  • nauseate
  • sicken
  • trouble
  • upset
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.