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See definition of sicking on Dictionary.com
  • as inprod
  • as inprompt
  • as inspur
  • as inegg on
  • as ingoad

synonyms for sicking

  • goad
  • motivate
  • prompt
  • propel
  • provoke
  • remind
  • spur
  • stimulate
  • crowd
  • excite
  • exhort
  • goose
  • impel
  • instigate
  • move
  • pique
  • prick
  • push
  • rouse
  • sic
  • sound
  • spark
  • trigger
  • egg on
  • jog memory
  • stir up
  • turn on
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antonyms for sicking

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  • depress
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • prevent
  • stop
  • calm
  • quiet
  • repress
  • suppress
  • calm
  • check
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • repress
  • stop
  • deaden
  • disapprove
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How to use sicking in a sentence

But the farmer whose property they had invaded thought he would help by "sicking" the dog on them.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
They was both sicking their intellects onto the job of figgering out how it was Lucy didn't know.
DANNY'S OWN STORYDON MARQUIS
We can let them see how much better they can make things by sicking them on to each other and having them discipline each other.
THE GHOST IN THE WHITE HOUSEGERALD STANLEY LEE
By "sicking" dog-loyal people against other nations crafty leaders can win elections, raise tariffs, and provoke wars.
THE AFFABLE STRANGERPETER MCARTHUR
Upon the Sicking river, nearly a hundred miles north from Boonesborough, there were valuable springs richly impregnated with salt.
DANIEL BOONEJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
They talked awhile, then they made a sound, as though sicking dogs.
FABLES FOR CHILDREN, STORIES FOR CHILDREN, NATURAL SCIENCE STORIES, POPULAR EDUCATION, DECEMBRISTS, MORAL TALESLEO TOLSTOY
His whole manner was that of a boy who, although making no sound, might be "sicking" one dog on another.
AT WHISPERING PINE LODGELAWRENCE J. LESLIE
Half an hour later, lonely Laura, discovering the girls on their doorstep, amused herself by sicking the dog at them.
DANDELION COTTAGECARROLL WATSON RANKIN
They were very quiet but spent the time "sicking Mabel on," as Dee expressed it.
VACATION WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
And I seen he was sicking his intellects onto the job of making her pay.
DANNY'S OWN STORYDON MARQUIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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