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  • as infinance
  • as ingrubstake
  • as insubsidize

synonyms for prime the pump

  • back
  • bankroll
  • fund
  • guarantee
  • promote
  • sponsor
  • subsidize
  • support
  • underwrite
  • bank
  • capitalize
  • endow
  • float
  • grubstake
  • juice
  • patronize
  • stake
  • go for
  • lay on one
  • loan shark
  • pay for
  • pick up the check
  • pick up the tab
  • provide funds
  • provide security
  • put up money
  • raise dough

antonyms for prime the pump

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  • disapprove
  • discourage
  • hurt
  • refuse
  • reject
  • call in
  • take
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How to use prime the pump in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But,” said the prime minister of Flatland, starting a difficulty, “who is to be greatest chief?
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The Minister pointed out to them the attendant difficulties, and referred them to the Prime Minister.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Even then the Prime Minister was with difficulty prevented from bowling during forbidden hours.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Thimbletoes doesn't fancy that, you know, because the Prime Minister has all the honey he wants, by way of a salary.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The formula would be: “The pump invented—Drain a well ,” or Water raised in a hollow.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Spencer Perceval, prime minister of Great Britain, shot in the lobby of the house of commons.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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