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synonyms for kick in teeth

  • elimination
  • exclusion
  • repudiation
  • veto
  • bounce
  • brush-off
  • dismissal
  • nix
  • pass
  • rebuff
  • renunciation
  • turndown
  • cold shoulder
  • disallowance
  • hard time
  • no dice
  • no-go
  • nothing doing
  • slap in the face
  • thumbs-down

antonyms for kick in teeth

MOST RELEVANT
  • allowance
  • ratification
  • welcome
  • acceptance
  • approval
  • choice
  • sanction
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How to use kick in teeth in a sentence

He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The latter trod on the toes of the former, whereupon the former threatened to "kick out of the cabin" the latter.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
"So that is Jim Poindexter, the bloody villain," muttered the boy between his set teeth, and nervously fingering his revolver.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Our beloved Queen had drawn the teeth of the Turkish counter-attack on our extreme left.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
They would never connive at this second sowing of the dragon's teeth of Cadmus.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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WORDS RELATED TO KICK IN TEETH

  • bounce
  • brush-off
  • cold shoulder
  • disallowance
  • dismissal
  • elimination
  • exclusion
  • hard time
  • kick in teeth
  • nix
  • no dice
  • no-go
  • nothing doing
  • pass
  • rebuff
  • renunciation
  • repudiation
  • slap in the face
  • thumbs-down
  • turndown
  • veto
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.