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synonyms for nag

  • annoy
  • badger
  • berate
  • fuss
  • hector
  • hound
  • irk
  • irritate
  • pester
  • scold
  • tease
  • torment
  • vex
  • bait
  • bug
  • dog
  • eat
  • egg
  • goad
  • harry
  • heckle
  • importune
  • needle
  • nudge
  • plague
  • prod
  • provoke
  • ride
  • upbraid
  • urge
  • worry
  • carp at
  • find fault
  • give a hard time
  • pick at
  • take it out on
  • work on
See also synonyms for: nagged / nagging

antonyms for nag

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  • aid
  • assist
  • compliment
  • delight
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • praise
  • soothe
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • support
  • assuage
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How to use nag in a sentence

I’m stuck since I don’t want to fight about this or be a nag, but I am afraid he is not going to be with me when we grow old.
CAROLYN HAX: HUSBAND SAYS HE DOESN’T NEED EXERCISE, REGULAR CHECKUPSCAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 28, 2022WASHINGTON POST
The voice in our heads goes from an ally to a vicious nag, just looping uselessly over the same things, again and again and again.
HOW TO QUIET YOUR MIND CHATTER - ISSUE 98: MINDLIZ GREENEMARCH 10, 2021NAUTILUS
When a man's in clink, his nag gets nothing but mild exercise till his rightful rider gets out.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
"That old nag won't forget the lesson the young marquis gave him for some time, I'll be bound," remarked one lounger.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
And we sophs really shouldn't nag you freshies, you know, for we must pull together against the seniors and juniors.
RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
Iprubar lang nag haum ug masúd ba, Try putting it in and see if it fits.
A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
Prubisyunali lang nag atup myintras tantu, Just put up temporary roofing for the time being.
A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
Musúgud nag pangalimyun ug mupútut (mamútut) na ang búwak, A flower begins to smell sweet when it begins to form buds.
A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
He will bring a little nag for her, if she can ride—if she cannot, she must ride in the cart which will come for the baggage.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
But he was loyal to Mr. Chadwick; and, of course, he knew that Mr. Dunton's hot wires were meant to nag him into resigning.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
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