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synonyms for pile on

  • exaggerate
  • overestimate
  • overplay
  • overrate
  • overreach
  • overstate
  • overuse
  • overvalue
  • amplify
  • belabor
  • fatigue
  • hype
  • magnify
  • overburden
  • overindulge
  • overload
  • overtax
  • overtire
  • overwork
  • pressure
  • puff
  • stretch
  • be intemperate
  • bite off too much
  • do to death
  • drive oneself
  • go overboard
  • go too far
  • lay it on
  • make federal case
  • not know when to stop
  • run into the ground
  • run riot
  • strain oneself
  • talk big
  • wear down
  • wear oneself out

antonyms for pile on

MOST RELEVANT
  • play down
  • compress
  • decrease
  • lessen
  • ignore
  • neglect
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How to use pile on in a sentence

It is a lofty and richly-decorated pile of the fourteenth century; and tells of the labours and the wealth of a foreign land.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
They soon had a large pile heaped up in the middle of the road which led through the forest.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
A-course, Mrs. Bridger got a nice little pile of money fer it, and paid Curry the balance she owed him.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
Even Konnel had a small pile before him, although he seemed to be losing some of Lilac's attention to Meadows.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
"There was a pile of 'em that high, Mark," said Perry, waving his hands about a foot above the table.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
He missed Flora's gay letter of gossip, and looked with narrowing lids at the pile of newspapers.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It contained a writing-table (upon which was a telephone and a pile of old newspapers), a cabinet, and two chairs.
DOPESAX ROHMER
But, just examine this heterogeneous pile of 'cigar-lights,' which rears its audacious head upon the table.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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