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make a monkey of

See definition of make a monkey of on Dictionary.com
  • as inembarrass
  • as inoutwit/outsmart

synonyms for make a monkey of

  • agitate
  • annoy
  • bewilder
  • bother
  • confuse
  • disconcert
  • distract
  • disturb
  • dumbfound
  • faze
  • fluster
  • irk
  • mortify
  • perplex
  • perturb
  • plague
  • puzzle
  • rattle
  • shame
  • stun
  • upset
  • abash
  • bug
  • chagrin
  • discombobulate
  • discomfit
  • discompose
  • discountenance
  • distress
  • nonplus
  • tease
  • throw
  • catch one short
  • give a bad time
  • give a hard time
  • hang up
  • let down
  • put in a hole
  • put in a spot
  • put on the spot
  • put out of countenance
  • show up
  • throw into a tizzy

antonyms for make a monkey of

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  • aid
  • appease
  • calm
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • comfort
  • delight
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • help
  • make happy
  • order
  • organize
  • please
  • quiet
  • soothe
  • gladden
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    How to use make a monkey 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
    But the greatest danger I ever underwent in that kingdom was from a monkey, who belonged to one of the clerks of the kitchen.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    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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