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  • as indefend
  • as inrecommend
  • as inswear by

synonyms for put in a good word

  • advocate
  • argue
  • assert
  • back
  • champion
  • endorse
  • explain
  • guarantee
  • justify
  • maintain
  • stand by
  • support
  • uphold
  • aid
  • befriend
  • espouse
  • exculpate
  • exonerate
  • plead
  • rationalize
  • recommend
  • second
  • stonewall
  • sustain
  • vindicate
  • warrant
  • apologize for
  • back up
  • bear one out
  • come to defense of
  • cover for
  • go to bat for
  • prove a case
  • ride shotgun for
  • say in defense
  • speak up for
  • stand up for
  • stick up for
  • thump for
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antonyms for put in a good word

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  • disapprove
  • oppose
  • protest
  • reject
  • accuse
  • blame
  • condemn
  • abandon
  • attack
  • deny
  • forsake
  • relinquish
  • renounce
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    How to use put in a good word in a sentence

    He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    We resolved to do our best to merit the good opinion which we thus supposed them to entertain of us.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
    THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
    And with some expressions of mutual good-will and interest, master and man separated.
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
    Not a word now,” cried Longcluse harshly, extending his hand quickly towards him; “I may do that which can't be undone.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    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
    Every word that now fell from the agitated Empress was balm to the affrighted nerves of her daughter.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    When we were mounted Mac leaned over and muttered an admonitory word for Piegan's ear alone.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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