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having the carpet

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Synonyms for having the carpet

verb correct, humiliate
  • penalize
  • abase
  • admonish
  • afflict
  • berate
  • castigate
  • chastise
  • chide
  • cow
  • curb
  • discipline
  • humble
  • objurgate
  • punish
  • rebuke
  • reprehend
  • repress
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • reprove
  • restrain
  • scold
  • scourge
  • soften
  • subdue
  • tame
  • try
  • upbraid
  • call down
  • exprobate
  • fulminate against
  • have on the carpet
  • rake over the coals
  • take to task
  • tongue-lash

Antonyms for having the carpet

  • aid
  • approve
  • comfort
  • compliment
  • encourage
  • exonerate
  • extol
  • flatter
  • forgive
  • help
  • inspirit
  • laud
  • let go
  • praise
  • promote
  • protect
  • release
  • reward
  • animate
  • assist
  • boost
  • cheer
  • embolden
  • honor
  • uplift
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.