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synonyms for raise the devil

  • raise a rumpus
  • raise hell
  • raise the dickens
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How to use raise the devil 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
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
Thus was the man left entirely to the devil, not even his life being reserved, as in the case of Job.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
He desired his secretary to go to the devil, but, thinking better of it, he recalled him as he reached the door.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I cannot believe that a good God would create or tolerate a Devil, nor that he would allow the Devil to tempt man.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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
As the devil never wanted insinuators, I shall observe, that I learned a way how to make a man dream of what I pleased.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
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
One day she had heard a man say, "If there is a drought we shall have the devil to pay with our stock before winter is over."
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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
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WORDS RELATED TO RAISE THE DEVIL

  • raise a rumpus
  • raise hell
  • raise the devil
  • raise the dickens
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.