Build up and Dog

Build up

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Build up verb – To become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number.
Dog is an antonym for build up.
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Dog verb – To subject (someone) to constant scoldings and sharp reminders.
Usage example: tired of constantly having to dog their son about cleaning his room

Build up is an antonym for dog.
Nearby Words: doghouse, doggy, doge
Antonyms for Dog
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Both terms in one sentence

  • Film / Identity The Dog Was the Mastermind: The entire plot consists of a massive build up to who the murderer will be.
  • Series / Turn Kick the Dog: In order to build up their defences, the Redcoats at Setauket steal headstones from the graveyard.
    Source: Series / Turn
  • Hope Spot: Lucy decides to Throw the Dog a Bone and let Chuck kick the ball to help build up his confidence.
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