Antonyms for letting up

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The rain was letting up and Randy prepared to walk to Catskill.

"I think the rain is letting up a little," said Grace softly.

Go on, boys, the rain's letting up, maybe you can help them.

And one of the conditions for letting up on him is that he suppresses all news of the epidemic.

I've got quite a big credit through from London, and we can cut expenses by letting up a little on the Canopus.

My sight was returning, due to the eased pressure from letting up on the stick.

She'd been blowin' plenty fresh for a couple o' weeks, but instead o' letting up, the sea kep' on gettin' more wicked.

"I don't believe a word of it," said Jack, letting up his captive, who proved to be Fred Jenkins.

Instead of letting up, the sky grew darker and the wind increased in fury.

“The rain is letting up,” Mrs. Marborough declared, carefully moving from the piano to her wheel chair.