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hoist

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of HOIST

1
to lift with effort <dockworkers hoisted all 164 barrels of molasses out of the ship's hold when it arrived in port>
Synonyms boost, heft, hoist, jack (up), upheave
Near Antonyms depress, drop, lower; sink, submerge, submerse
2
to move from a lower to a higher place or position <hoisted the flag on the flagpole>
Related Words ascend, mount, rise; rear, upend
Antonyms drop, lower
3
to swallow in liquid form <I have time to hoist a couple beers before heading home>
Synonyms belt (down), gulp, guzzle, hoist, imbibe, knock back, pound (down), quaff, sip, slug (down), slurp, sup, swig, swill, toss (down or off)

April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
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