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forearm

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of forearm

  1. to prepare (oneself) mentally or emotionally <forearmed themselves for the championship game with the help of a sports psychologist> Synonyms brace, fortify, nerve, poise, psych (up), ready, steel, strengthenRelated Words arm; harden, inure, season, toughen; bolster, boost, buoy (up), buttress, enforce, prop (up), reinforce (also reenforce), support, sustain; cheer (up), comfort, embolden, encourage, hearten, inspire; rally, rouse, stirNear Antonyms daunt, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit, psych (out), shake, unnerve; debilitate, enervate, enfeeble, prostrate, sap, soften, tire, undercut, undermine, weaken





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