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See definition of upset applecart on Dictionary.com
  • as inupset the applecart
  • as infrustrate

synonyms for upset applecart

  • dislocate
  • disorder
  • make waves
  • sink
  • hinder
  • depress
  • discourage
  • dishearten
  • confront
  • baffle
  • obstruct
  • prevent
  • cramp
  • lick
  • stump
  • neutralize
  • forbid
  • obviate
  • dash
  • cancel
  • negate
  • counteract
  • circumvent
  • check
  • stymie
  • forestall
  • ruin
  • arrest
  • outwit
  • prohibit
  • crimp
  • overcome
  • balk
  • halt
  • beat
  • nullify
  • foil
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • annul
  • bar
  • preclude
  • counter
  • defeat
  • conquer
  • block
  • foul up
  • hold up
  • upset the applecart
  • give the run around
  • hang up
  • render null and void
  • cramp one's style
  • dash one's hope
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How to use upset applecart in a sentence

It would not do to allow his son to do anything that would upset his dignity, though he loved him very much indeed.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
But in a moment a subject was started that entirely diverted his mind and upset the lively tenor of the breakfast-table.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Wilkins got such a start that he tripped over one of the thwarts in trying to take aim, and nearly upset the boat.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
He was naturally frightfully upset about it, and a regular panic sprang up in the neighbourhood.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
The news caused general concern throughout the house, and Ethne was frightfully upset.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Robertson was a veritable Hotspur and upset for a time the serenity of our meetings.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
He carefully upset three dinner pails from the shelves in the rear as he hung up his hat.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
She turned him down; and at the last moment he upset our plans by deciding to cut loose and go with us.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
This saved the situation, so far as an upset was concerned, and he did not again draw rein till well away from the scene.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
In spite of this, however, one of these boats is very easily upset, unless a person steps in very cautiously.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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