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take wind out of

  • as inthwart
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Synonyms for take wind out of

verb stop, hinder
  • circumvent
  • counter
  • curb
  • defeat
  • foil
  • frustrate
  • impede
  • obstruct
  • oppose
  • prevent
  • stymie
  • baffle
  • balk
  • beat
  • bilk
  • check
  • confuse
  • crab
  • cramp
  • crimp
  • cross
  • dash
  • disappoint
  • ditch
  • dodge
  • duck
  • match
  • outwit
  • pit
  • queer
  • restrain
  • ruin
  • scotch
  • skin
  • snafu
  • trammel
  • upset
  • double-cross
  • foul up
  • give the slip
  • hold up
  • louse up
  • play off
  • take down
  • take wind out of
  • upset one's apple cart

Antonyms for take wind out of

  • abet
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • help
  • support
  • clear up
  • delight
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • face
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • lose
  • make happy
  • meet
  • order
  • please
  • release
  • separate
  • straighten
  • forward
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.