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  • as inbeleaguer
  • as inoppress

synonyms for put upon

  • annoy
  • bedevil
  • beset
  • plague
  • badger
  • blockade
  • bother
  • gnaw
  • harry
  • nag
  • persecute
  • pester
  • storm
  • tease
  • vex
  • worry
  • set upon
  • siege

antonyms for put upon

MOST RELEVANT
  • aid
  • make happy
  • please
  • assist
  • help
  • soothe
  • aid
  • assist
  • comfort
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • soothe
  • benefit
  • calm
  • compliment
  • delight
  • encourage
  • give in
  • inspirit
  • leave alone
  • let go
  • praise
  • release
  • surrender
  • yield
  • boost
  • gladden
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How to use put upon in a sentence

It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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
Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
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
He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
All our intelligent students will insist upon learning what they can of these discussions and forming opinions for themselves.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PUT UPON

  • annoy
  • badger
  • bedevil
  • beset
  • blockade
  • bother
  • gnaw
  • harry
  • nag
  • persecute
  • pester
  • plague
  • put upon
  • set upon
  • siege
  • storm
  • tease
  • vex
  • worry
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.