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synonyms for perturb

  • agitate
  • alarm
  • annoy
  • bewilder
  • confound
  • confuse
  • disconcert
  • dismay
  • disturb
  • fluster
  • irritate
  • muddle
  • perplex
  • vex
  • bother
  • bug
  • disarrange
  • discompose
  • discountenance
  • disorder
  • disquiet
  • flurry
  • needle
  • pester
  • ruffle
  • trouble
  • worry
  • make a scene
  • make waves
  • stir up
See also synonyms for: perturbed / perturbing
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antonyms for perturb

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  • aid
  • assist
  • assure
  • calm
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • comfort
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • help
  • make happy
  • order
  • organize
  • please
  • quiet
  • reassure
  • soothe
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How to use perturb in a sentence

Okja perturbs and provokes, inspecting the dark realities of the meat industry and the depths of corporate greed as it centers the perspective of bright-eyed, pure-hearted Mija.
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I was nettled now at all these things which were coming to puzzle and perturb an honest fellow out for a morning ride.
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A more pronounced cause than vague surmise was destined to perturb him, and this in an unexpected manner.
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What was to happen would happen; to perturb and perplex oneself was useless and might be dangerous.
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Captain Thornes sarcasm seemed to perturb the youngster, but his good breeding got the better of his annoyance.
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The existence of such facts does not perturb in the least those theorists who “rule the roost” in the scientific world.
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The Irish members, in the second place, perturb and falsify the whole system of party government.
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Being so small any large surface features of Mars would probably act to perturb the orbit of the satellite.
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What the regenerator does is perturb the magnetic field of the cyclotron at one radial position.
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But I felt that I must be myself, and that no evil any more than good fortune ought for a moment to perturb the tenor of my being.
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WORDS RELATED TO PERTURB

  • aggravate
  • annoy
  • disturb
  • perturb
  • provoke
  • rattle one's cage
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