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synonyms for tarring

  • assail
  • contravene
  • tar
  • attack
  • blast
  • break
  • contradict
  • cross
  • deny
  • dispute
  • gainsay
  • knock
  • negate
  • negative
  • oppose
  • question
  • resist
  • slam
  • smear
  • traduce
  • trash
  • traverse
  • zap
  • call into question
  • cast doubt upon
  • come down on
  • cut to shreds
  • disaffirm
  • pin something on
  • put down
  • run down
  • skin alive
  • stick it to
  • swipe at
  • throw doubt on
  • throw the book at
  • thumb nose at
  • zing
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antonyms for tarring

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  • agree
  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • assist
  • compliment
  • concede
  • confirm
  • corroborate
  • go along
  • help
  • join
  • praise
  • stay
  • support
  • flatter
  • elevate
  • honor
  • praise
  • upgrade
  • assist
  • clean
  • cleanse
  • cure
  • disenchant
  • esteem
  • heal
  • help
  • please
  • protect
  • purify
  • respect
  • sterilize
  • hallow
  • sanctify
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How to use tarring in a sentence

The men left their tarring and caulking under the drying-stages.
THE HARBOR MASTERTHEODORE GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Hamilton had already turned to Tarring and he wheeled with a snap in his voice.
DESTINYCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Once we thought of tarring him; but a tarred horse would be nearly as plain to be noticed as a skew-bald.
A KING'S COMRADECHARLES WHISTLER
I think that captain deserved tarring and feathering, anyway,' one of the men said to me.
A VOYAGE IN THE 'SUNBEAM'ANNIE ALLNUT BRASSEY
The roof he was tarring was a little above him, with the result that he himself was fairly covered with sprinklings of the tar.
THE CHRONICLES OF A GAY GORDONJOS MARIA GORDON
They worked at the rope-tarring till suppertime, then rose wearily, stretching, and went for their salt-horse and biscuit.
THE BLACK BUCCANEERSTEPHEN W. MEADER
Between Salvington and Worthing lies Tarring, noted for its fig gardens.
HIGHWAYS & BYWAYS IN SUSSEXE.V. LUCAS
She pictures New Englanders as tarring and feathering cultivated English ladies.
WASHINGTON AND HIS COMRADES IN ARMSGEORGE WRONG
Till about 1830 lynching never meant killing; it was applied only to whippings or to tarring and feathering.
THE SOUTHERN SOUTHALBERT BUSHNELL HART
Mr. Tarring was also a specialist in ideas and from his confidence of bearing one seemed to derive a snap of electric energy.
DESTINYCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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