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synonyms for raise Cain

  • raise a rumpus
  • raise hell
  • raise the devil
  • raise the dickens
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How to use raise Cain in a sentence

I called out several times, as loud as I could raise my voice, but all to no purpose.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
They determined that an offensive war should be carried on against them, and voted to raise 90 men!
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The minister's eye kept steady to one point; to raise the country he governed, to the utmost pinnacle of earthly grandeur.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
To meet this heavy expense the ministers had to devise all sorts of expedients to raise money.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Would Hodson, knowing the exceeding importance of his mission, have turned to rescue a servant or raise a fallen horse?
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Besides these attendants, a small blackbird often keeps the buffalo company, who will raise up his head in delight to meet it.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
The law still branded as conspiracy any united attempt of workingmen to raise wages or to shorten the hours of work.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
And I will make a circle round about thee, and I will cast up a rampart against thee, and raise up bulwarks to besiege thee.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And probably you would continue to let sections of it to men that wanted to raise cattle or horses on a small scale.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Because, under our present system, we do not raise enough food for all, we fear that the food supply is running short.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO RAISE CAIN

  • altercate
  • argue
  • battle
  • bicker
  • buck
  • caterwaul
  • dispute
  • kick up a row
  • quarrel
  • raise Cain
  • roughhouse
  • row
  • rumble
  • scrap
  • scuffle
  • spat
  • squabble
  • tussle
  • wrangle
  • wrestle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.