Synonyms & Antonyms : Influence





Influence



( Noun )


Many a woman has a civilizing
influence upon her husband.

Synonyms:

Actuate

Draw

Excite

Inflame

Lead

Prompt

Urge

Move

Induce

Stir

Drive

Incite

Compel

Contextual Examples:

Most of his acts are
actuated by greed and selfish interests.

The strands of rubber were
drawn to test their strength.

The professor’s lecture on galaxy
excited our interest to know more about universe.

The roof
inclines over the porch without distorting its view.

The candidate’s integrity and strength
led the voters to support him.

Deepak was
prompted by his friends to quarrel with his neighbor.

The Principal
urged the parents to pay their dues promptly.

The bus was already
moving when I jumped onto it.

Alcohols can
induce a loosening of the tongue.

The coach’s emotional pep talk
stirred the teams.

The dictator’s cruel decree
incited the people to open rebellion.

I was
compelled to acknowledge the force of his argument.



Antonyms:

Retard

Dissuade

Hinder

Deter

Prevent

Inhibit

Restrain

Contextual Examples:

His carelessness
retarded progress in his studies.

I
dissuaded him from his illegal activities like smuggling, bribery to officer and the like but to no avail.

His lust for beautiful women
hindered his slow and steady rise in career.

Nobody can
deter him from achieving his objective.

Even the lecture of priest on honesty could not
prevent him from beginning rich the fast way.

Kaj Krishna sidetracked the normal
inhibitions and could not be strained in his illegal proclivities. No wonder he has landed in jail.




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