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  • as inhumiliate
  • as inoutwit/outsmart
  • as inridicule
  • as insatirize
  • as instultify
  • as intwit

synonyms for make a fool of

  • confuse
  • crush
  • degrade
  • demean
  • depress
  • disgrace
  • humble
  • shame
  • snub
  • subdue
  • abase
  • abash
  • base
  • blister
  • break
  • chagrin
  • chasten
  • confound
  • conquer
  • debase
  • denigrate
  • deny
  • discomfit
  • discountenance
  • dishonor
  • downplay
  • lower
  • mortify
  • pan
  • rip
  • slam
  • smear
  • squash
  • vanquish
  • wither
  • bemean
  • bring down
  • bring low
  • cast down
  • cut down to size
  • make ashamed
  • play down
  • put out of countenance
  • put to shame
  • run down
  • shoot down
  • take down
  • take down a peg
  • tear down

antonyms for make a fool of

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  • build up
  • encourage
  • honor
  • praise
  • promote
  • release
  • respect
  • upgrade
  • agree
  • allow
  • boost
  • cherish
  • compliment
  • elevate
  • fail
  • flatter
  • laud
  • lose
  • surrender
  • yield
    • approve
    • compliment
    • flatter
    • praise
    • excite
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    How to use make a fool of in a sentence

    And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    The heat of drunkenness is the stumblingblock of the fool, lessening strength and causing wounds.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
    THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
    Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
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