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synonyms for shine up to

  • bolster
  • cherish
  • develop
  • encourage
  • enrich
  • improve
  • nourish
  • promote
  • refine
  • advance
  • ameliorate
  • better
  • civilize
  • court
  • discipline
  • elevate
  • foster
  • further
  • nurse
  • nurture
  • polish
  • train
  • bring on
  • brownnose
  • butter up
  • get in with
  • get next to
  • get on good side of
  • play up to
  • run after
  • seek friendship
  • suck up to
  • take pains with
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antonyms for shine up to

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  • abandon
  • damage
  • decrease
  • hurt
  • condemn
  • halt
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • stop
  • worsen
  • destroy
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How to use shine up to in a sentence

What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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