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brew

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of brew

  1. 1 to bring (something volatile or intense) into being they accused her of deliberately trying to brew dissension within the rank and file Synonyms of brew abet, incite, ferment, foment, instigate, pick, provoke, raise, stir (up), whip (up)Words Related to brew advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote, sow, stimulate; detonate, set, set off, trigger; excite, galvanize, inflame (also enflame), inspire, motivate, rouse; activate, energize, enliven, fire, invigorate, jazz (up), liven (up), pep (up), quicken, stimulate, vitalizeNear Antonyms of brew bridle, check, constrain, curb, discourage, hold, inhibit, regulate, rein (in), restrain, tame; allay, calm, quiet, settle, soothe, still, subdue, tranquilize (also tranquillize)

  2. 2 to be about to happen there's trouble brewing in the department Synonyms of brew loom, impendWords Related to brew advance, approach, close in, draw on, gather, near; hang, hover, lower (also lour), menace, overhang, threatenNear Antonyms of brew abate, decline, de-escalate, die down, diminish, disappear, dwindle, ebb, fade, fall, lessen, let up, lower, moderate, recede, relent, remit, shrink, subside, taper, taper off, vanish, wane; fall back, pass, recede, retreat, withdraw



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