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flies the handle

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bark, flare, flash, growl, grumble, grunt, lash out, retort, snarl, snort.
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Correct spelling:
get
Definition:
grasp with the mind; " did you catch that allusion?"; " We caught something of his theory in the lecture"; " don't catch your meaning"; " did you get it?"; " She didn't get the joke"

Synonyms:

noun
act
get.
get
acquire, aim, amaze, arrest, arrive, baffle, beat, become, beget, begin, bewilder, bring, bring forth, bugger off, buzz off, can, capture, catch, cause, come, commence, contract, convey, develop, draw, drive, dumbfound, engender, experience, father, fetch, find, fix, flummox, fuck off, generate, go, gravel, grow, have, incur, induce, make, may, mother, mystify, nonplus, obtain, pay back, pay off, perplex, pose, produce, puzzle, receive, scram, set about, set out, sire, start, start out, stimulate, stupefy, suffer, sustain, take, undergo, vex.
get about
move around, move about, go/travel (widely).
get across
communicate, convey, get over, impart, put across, put over, transmit, bring home to.
get ahead
advance, do well, flourish, get on, make good, make it, progress, prosper, succeed, thrive, go great guns, get somewhere, get there, go places, make your mark, make the big time, go up in the world.
get along
agree, cope, develop, fare, get by, get on, harmonize, manage, progress, survive, hit it off, be on the same wavelength, be on friendly terms.
get at
attack, attain, bribe, corrupt, criticize, discover, find, hint, imply, influence, insinuate, intend, knock, mean, obtain, reach, slam, slate, suborn, suggest, make fun of, pick on, find fault with, pick holes in.
get away
break away, break out, depart, escape, flee, get out, leave, run away, break free.
get back
pay back, recoup, recover, regain, repossess, retaliate, retrieve, return, get even with, go/come back, go/come home, take vengeance on, avenge yourself on.
get by
cope, exist, fare, get along, hang on, manage, subsist, survive, make ends meet, scrape through, see it through, weather the storm, keep your head above water, keep the wolf from the door.
get down
alight, depress, descend, disembark, dishearten, dismount, dispirit, get off, sadden.
get even
pay back, reciprocate, repay, requite, get your own back, settle a score, revenge yourself.
get in
arrive, come, embark, enter, infiltrate, land, penetrate.
get off
alight, descend, detach, disembark, dismount, get down, leave, remove, separate, shed, climb off, get off a train, get out (of).
get on
advance, ascend, board, climb on, continue, cope, embark, fare, get along, get in, get into, make out, manage, mount, press on, proceed, progress, prosper, succeed, be on friendly terms with, hit it off with.
get out
break out, circulate, clear off, clear out, come out, depart, escape, evacuate, flee, leak out, leave, produce, quit, spread, take out, vacate, withdraw, become known, become public, extricate yourself, free yourself, she got out a pen, the news got out, be leaked.
get over
be restored, communicate, complete, convey, defeat, explain, get across, impart, master, overcome, put over, shake off, surmount, survive, pull through, deal with, get round, recover from, recuperate from, get well/better, respond to treatment.
get rid of
dispense with, dispose of, do away with, dump, eject, eliminate, expel, jettison, remove, shake off, throw away, unload, get shot of, rid yourself of.
get together
assemble, collaborate, collect, congregate, gather, join, meet, organize, rally, unite.
get up
arise, ascend, climb, mount, rise, scale, stand (up).
progeny
begats.
receipts
revenue stream.
verb
acquire
accumulate, add, assume, buy, claim, corner, fetch, garner, heap, incur, land, lure, net, palm, purchase, retrieve, score, wrangle.
arrange, manage desired goal
adjust, contrive, dispose, dress, fit, fix, order, prepare, ready, straighten, succeed, make up.
arrive
advance, come, come to, converge, draw near, make it, reach, show, show up, turn up, blow in.
capture
abduct, achieve, apprehend, arrest, capture, catch, collar, gain, obtain, occupy, secure, seize, snare, take, win.
change
get, have, let.
cognition
catch, get.
come into possession of; achieve
access, accomplish, acquire, annex, attain, bag, bring, bring in, build up, buy into, buy off, buy out, capture, cash in on, chalk up, clean up, clear, come by, compass, cop, draw, earn, educe, effect, elicit, evoke, extort, extract, fetch, gain, glean, grab, have, hustle, inherit, land, lock up, make, net, obtain, parlay, procure, pull, rack up, realize, reap, receive, score, secure, snag, snap up, snowball, take, wangle, win, pick up, make a killing, get hands on, make a buy, succeed to.
come to be
achieve, become, come over, go, grow, run, turn, wax, develop into.
communication
get.
confuse
baffle, bewilder, buffalo, confound, discomfit, disconcert, distress, disturb, embarrass, mystify, nonplus, perplex, perturb, puzzle, stick, stump, upset.
contact
get.
contact for communication
get in touch.
convince, induce
beg, bring around, coax, compel, influence, persuade, press, pressure, prompt, provoke, sway, talk into, urge, wheedle, win over, argue into, prevail upon.
emotion
get.
fall victim to
accept, be given, catch, contract, sicken, succumb, come down with, get sick, be afflicted with, be smitten by, become infected with.
have an effect on
affect, amuse, arouse, bend, bias, carry, entertain, excite, gratify, impress, inspire, move, predispose, satisfy, stimulate, stir, stir up, strike, touch.
irritate, upset
aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, burn, exasperate, gall, irk, nettle, peeve, pique, put out, rile, try, vex, get someone's goat, rub the wrong way.
motion
get.
possession
get, have, make.
produce
scare up.
produce offspring
beget, breed, generate, procreate, produce, propagate, sire.
receive
absorb, accept, access, admit, assimilate, devour, eat, engorge, gobble, gulp, ingest, inhale, inspire, pocket, receive.
seize
apprehend, arrest, beat, collar, defeat, nab, nail, occupy, overcome, overpower, trap, lay hold of, lay one's hands on.
take
acquire, amass, annex, appropriate, bag, collect, commandeer, confiscate, deprive, gather, grab, harvest, impound, levy, monopolize, nab, procure, reap, usurp.
understand
comprehend, fathom, figure out, follow, hear, know, learn, look at, memorize, notice, perceive, see, work out, take in, catch on to, get into one's head.
Examples of usage:
  1. I did get him. – More Jonathan Papers by Elisabeth Woodbridge
  2. How did he get away? – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  3. You don't want to get away!" – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  4. Get out, I say, you good- for- nothing! – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  5. I can get all I want without it. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell

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