Thesaurus / screw up

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

As soon as they were all assembled, Percy gave the order to screw up, and pile on the barricades.

When the stuffing-box has been filled, place the gland in position and screw up tight.

There was now nothing left but to screw up my courage, as I best might, to meet the dangers and difficulties of the crisis.

“Well, what I was trying to screw up courage to say was this,” he went on.

Day after day I walked down with him to the place of examination, doing my best to screw up his courage to meet the inquisitors.

To screw up my faltering courage, I called at dinner for some sparkling wine.

It should be pointed out that it is only necessary to screw up the door at the beginning of the operation.

She puts her hands upon that surface and smiles, or sometimes her face, as she looks, will all screw up in pain.

The Blue WallRichard Washburn Child

I am now determined to ask her to marry me on the first occasion I can screw up my courage sufficiently.

Man and MaidElinor Glyn

I shall try to screw up courage and take him on a bust now and then.

USE screw up IN A SENTENCE

Join our early testers! See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORDS RELATED TO SCREW UP

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.