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  • as inassist
  • as infacilitate

synonyms for grease the wheels

  • aid
  • back
  • benefit
  • boost
  • cooperate
  • expedite
  • facilitate
  • reinforce
  • support
  • sustain
  • take care of
  • abet
  • collaborate
  • further
  • hype
  • plug
  • puff
  • push
  • relieve
  • serve
  • stump
  • thump
  • bail out
  • do for
  • give a boost
  • give a leg up
  • give a lift
  • go down the line for
  • go for
  • go to bat for
  • go with
  • lend a hand
  • make a pitch for
  • open doors
  • put on the map
  • ride shotgun
  • root for
  • run interference for
  • stand up for
  • work for
  • work with

antonyms for grease the wheels

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  • block
  • check
  • delay
  • discourage
  • halt
  • handicap
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • impede
  • injure
  • obstruct
  • prevent
  • stop
  • undermine
  • conceal
  • frustrate
  • hide
  • thwart
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How to use grease the wheels in a sentence

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
He was between the wheels when we stopped, and I planted a crutch on one of his bare feet and embraced him.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But—and I forbear to lead up to it artistically—I dissever myself from your chariot wheels.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
When he travelled on his line he came in contact with bucolic interests instead of the whirring wheels of trade.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Probably those cast-iron wheels were ordered with a view to steam locomotion in the Cordilleras.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
An engine is described in the invoice as having chimney, axles, carriage-wheels, &c.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
It was a brilliant blue job with red wheels, and it carried a Texas license.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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