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synonyms for throw cold water on

  • ban
  • block
  • constrain
  • enjoin
  • forbid
  • freeze
  • halt
  • hinder
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • outlaw
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • proscribe
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • rule out
  • cool
  • cork
  • debar
  • disallow
  • forfend
  • hamper
  • interdict
  • kill
  • nix
  • obstruct
  • spike
  • stymie
  • taboo
  • veto
  • bottle up
  • box in
  • bring to screeching halt
  • gridlock
  • hang up
  • hold up
  • jam up
  • keep lid on
  • lock up
  • pass on
  • put a lock on
  • put a stopper in
  • put chill on
  • put down
  • put half nelson on
  • shut out
  • tie up
  • zing
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antonyms for throw cold water on

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  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • assist
  • continue
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • help
  • include
  • let go
  • permit
  • push
  • release
  • support
  • encourage
  • promote
  • favor
  • allow
  • commend
  • approve
  • please
  • help
  • assure
  • inspirit
  • make happy
  • encourage
  • inspire
  • praise
  • laud
  • compliment
  • aid
  • soothe
  • reassure
  • gladden
  • calm
  • assist
  • hearten
  • uplift
  • stimulate
  • comfort
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How to use throw cold water on in a sentence

Urbanity ushers in water that needs no apology, and gives a zest to the worst vintage.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Mrs. Woodbury paints in oils and water-colors; the latter are genre scenes, and among them are several Dutch subjects.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Madame de Condillac stood watching him, her face composed, her glance cold.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But there was a breeze blowing, a choppy, stiff wind that whipped the water into froth.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Being quieted by the Captain with a draught of cold tea, and made to sit down, the examination of the book proceeded.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
She threw out her arms as if swimming when she walked, beating the tall grass as one strikes out in the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The weed growing over every water, and at the bank of the river, shall be pulled up before all grass.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Only the petrol tins they took for water right and left of their pathway up the cliff; huge diamonds in the evening sun.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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