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throw cold water on

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1 throw cold water on

Be discouraging or negative about.

synoniem: pour cold water on.

Roget 706: hinder, impede, filibuster [U.S.], impedite, embarrass.    keep off, stave off, ward off; obviate; avert, antevert; turn aside, draw off, ... meer laten zien

Roget 616: dissuade, dehort, cry out against, remonstrate, expostulate, warn, contraindicate.    disincline, indispose, shake, stagger; dispirit; discourage, dishearten; ... meer laten zien

Roget 174: be moderate etc. adj.; keep within bounds, keep within compass; sober down, settle down; keep the peace, remit, relent, take in sail.    moderate, soften, mitigate, ... meer laten zien

Roget 843: be dull etc. adj.; prose, take au serieux [Fr.], be caught napping.    render dull etc. adj.; damp, depress, throw cold water on, lay a wet blanket on; fall flat upon the ear.    ... meer laten zien




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