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  • as inact up
  • as inanger
  • as incaper
  • as incelebrate
  • as infrolic
  • as inhave a ball
  • as inraise Cain

synonyms for raise hell

  • act out
  • carry on
  • rebel
  • sow one's wild oats
  • aggravate
  • annoy
  • antagonize
  • arouse
  • displease
  • embitter
  • enrage
  • exacerbate
  • exasperate
  • excite
  • incense
  • inflame
  • infuriate
  • irritate
  • offend
  • outrage
  • provoke
  • rankle
  • rile
  • acerbate
  • affront
  • agitate
  • bait
  • boil
  • bristle
  • burn
  • chafe
  • craze
  • cross
  • fret
  • gall
  • goad
  • madden
  • miff
  • nettle
  • pique
  • rant
  • rave
  • ruffle
  • seethe
  • stew
  • tempt
  • umbrage
  • vex
  • blow up
  • boil over
  • burn up
  • egg on
  • get mad
  • get on one's nerves
  • lose one's temper
  • make sore
  • steam up
  • stir up
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How to use raise hell 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
They used to declare that every unbaptised baby would go to Hell and burn for ever in fire and brimstone.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The city hell hounds sprang to meet them and the slaughter of inoffensive Europeans began in Darya Gunj.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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
A gentleman does not call his opponents vipers and consign them to hell, but Jahveh is not under any such obligations.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
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
Hell below was in an uproar to meet thee at thy coming, it stirred up the giants for thee.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
To escape from these horrible theories, the Christians (some of them) have thrown over the doctrines of Hell and the Devil.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RAISE HELL

  • act out
  • carry on
  • raise hell
  • rebel
  • sow one's wild oats
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.