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henpeck

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of henpeck

  1. to subject (someone) to constant scoldings and sharp reminders <neighbors say she henpecked him into giving up golf and selling his clubs> Synonyms dog, nag, hound, needle, peck (at)Related Words carp (at), fuss (about or over), nitpick; annoy, badger, bait, bother, bug, chivy (or chivvy), harass, harry, hassle, irk, pester, plague, ride, vex, yap (at); egg, goad, incite, prod, prompt, spur, urge; exhort, insist, press, pressure, push; blandish, cajole, coax, wheedle; beg, importune, pleadNear Antonyms compliment; commend, laud, praise, recommend, tout; acclaim, applaud, build up, eulogize, extol (also extoll)




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