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leaning on

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synonyms for leaning on

  • about
  • above
  • adjacent
  • against
  • approaching
  • at
  • beside
  • close to
  • covering
  • forth
  • forward
  • held
  • near
  • next
  • on top of
  • onward
  • over
  • resting on
  • situated on
  • supported
  • touching
  • toward
  • upon
  • with
  • dismay
  • dishearten
  • constrain
  • bully
  • subdue
  • alarm
  • appall
  • coerce
  • daunt
  • awe
  • scare
  • terrify
  • terrorize
  • bait
  • dispirit
  • compel
  • force
  • bulldoze
  • badger
  • hound
  • disquiet
  • bludgeon
  • browbeat
  • ruffle
  • oblige
  • spook
  • chill
  • cow
  • ride
  • strong-arm
  • bluster
  • enforce
  • bowl over
  • dragoon
  • overawe
  • buffalo
  • lean on
  • push around
  • showboat
  • twist someone's arm
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antonyms for leaning on

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  • off
  • please
  • help
  • leave alone
  • inspirit
  • encourage
  • assure
  • assist
  • embolden
  • comfort
  • soothe
  • reassure
  • calm
  • incite
  • release
  • hearten
    • give
    • expand
    • donate
      • overlook
      • give up
      • drop
      • abandon
      • miss
      • let go
      • give
      • neglect
      • forget
      • check
      • fail
      • lose
      • discourage
      • leave alone
      • stop
      • halt
      • forego
      • disregard
      • repress
      • release
      • ignore
      • deter
      • delay
      • disapprove
      • prevent
      • dissuade
      • refuse
      • cease
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      How to use leaning on in a sentence

      She looked up in his face, leaning on his arm beneath the encircling shadow of the umbrella which he had lifted.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      As Felipe approached, the old man's face beamed with pleasure, and he came forward totteringly, leaning on a staff in each hand.
      RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
      The Pontelliers and Ratignolles walked ahead; the women leaning upon the arms of their husbands.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      Arrived at the boat, they found Mayne standing in the water and leaning helplessly against the side of the craft.
      THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
      "I won't speak while you're remembering," Rosemary promised, leaning her head confidingly against his shoulder.
      ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
      I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      Marcella stood all this while, leaning against the tapestry, in a silent astonishment of thought and feeling.
      THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
      The sentinel stood leaning against a tree, his head on his breast, apparently sound asleep.
      THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
      They stopped, leaning over a jagged fence made of sea-drift, to ask for water.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      I had forgotten my uniform and my glory, my hair and my hat, and was leaning forward with my eyes on the girl.
      THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
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      WORDS RELATED TO LEANING ON

      • about
      • above
      • adjacent
      • against
      • approaching
      • at
      • beside
      • close to
      • covering
      • forth
      • forward
      • held
      • leaning on
      • near
      • next
      • on top of
      • onward
      • over
      • resting on
      • situated on
      • supported
      • touching
      • toward
      • upon
      • with
      Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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