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boomerang

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of boomerang

  1. to have the reverse of the desired or expected effect <the well-meaning gesture boomeranged, since he ended up being offended by it> Synonyms backfireRelated Words collapse, flop, flunk, fold, wash out; flounder, struggle; decline, slip, slump, waneNear Antonyms succeed; flourish, prosper, thrive





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