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jawboning

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  • as inrebuke
  • as inreproach
  • as insweet-talk
  • as incoax

synonyms for jawboning

  • admonish
  • berate
  • castigate
  • censure
  • chide
  • go after
  • oppose
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • scold
  • upbraid
  • blame
  • fry
  • give a talking-to
  • jawbone
  • lecture
  • lesson
  • monish
  • pay
  • rake
  • read
  • reprehend
  • reprove
  • rip
  • zap
  • bawl out
  • call on the carpet
  • carp on
  • chew out
  • climb all over
  • dress down
  • jump down one's throat
  • jump on
  • lay into
  • lean on
  • sit on
  • sound off
  • take to task
  • tear apart
  • tell off
  • tick off
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antonyms for jawboning

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  • approve
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
  • discourage
  • repel
  • repulse
  • turn off
  • disenchant
  • disgust
  • dissuade
  • please
  • allow
  • not care
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