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threw cold water on

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past tense of throw cold water on

Synonyms & Antonyms of threw cold water on

to lessen the courage or confidence of
  • Her parents threw cold water on her dream of becoming a poet.

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“Threw cold water on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/threw%20cold%20water%20on. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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