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1. antagonize

verb. ['ænˈtægəˌnaɪz'] provoke the hostility of.

Synonyms

  • rag
  • annoy
  • bother
  • irritate
  • nettle
  • devil
  • vex
  • nark
  • gravel
  • get to
  • get at
  • rile
  • antagonise

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • praise
  • calm
  • better

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Rhymes with Antagonize

  • africanize
  • agonize
  • aluminize
  • americanize
  • demonize
  • disorganize
  • euthanize
  • fraternize
  • galvanize
  • immunize
  • ionize
  • ironize
  • modernize
  • organize
  • recognize
  • reorganize
  • revolutionize
  • scrutinize
  • stalinize
  • suburbanize

Sentences with antagonize


1. Verb, base form
Accusing your spouse of fault grounds can also antagonize him and make negotiations for a settlement difficult.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Sentences starting with, "you always" and "you never" usually antagonize the other spouse.

2. antagonize

verb. ['ænˈtægəˌnaɪz'] act in opposition to.

Synonyms

  • counteract
  • move
  • antagonise

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • cultivated plant
  • reassure
  • uncover
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