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Remitting

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giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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Correct spelling:
goose
Definition:
A tailors' smoothing- iron.

Synonyms:

noun
animal
goose.
bird
albatross, bald eagle, barn owl, bird, bittern, blackbird, blue jay, bluebill, bluebird, booby, bullfinch, buzzard, Canada Goose, canary, cardinal, cassowary, chickadee, cockatoo, condor, coot, cormorant, crane, crow, cuckoo, curlew, dodo, dove, duck, eagle, egret, emu, falcon, finch, flamingo, goldfinch, grackle, grosbeak, grouse, gull, harrier, hawk, heron, horned owl, hummingbird, ibis, jackdaw, jay, kingfisher, lark, loon, lovebird, macaw, magpie, mallard, mockingbird, mourning dove, myna, nightingale, nuthatch, oriole, osprey, ostrich, owl, parakeet, parrot, partridge, peacock, pelican, penguin, peregrine, pheasant, pigeon, plover, puffin, quetzal, raven, redbird, redwing, ringtail, road runner, robin, rook, sandpiper, sea gull, sheldrake, snipe, songbird, sparrow, spoonbill, squab, starling, stork, swan, swift, teal, tern, thrush, turkey, turtledove, vulture, waxwing, weaver, woodpecker, wren, yellowbird, crested jay.
boost
advance, aid, assistance, backup, buildup, goose, handout, heave, help, helping hand, hoist, improvement, lift, praise, promotion, raise, shove, support, thrust, leg up, shot in the arm, hand*, leg*.
food
goose.
fool
birdbrain, blockhead, bonehead, bore, buffoon, clod, clown, dimwit, dunce, dunderhead, easy mark, fair game, fathead, fool, half-wit, ignoramus, illiterate, imbecile, innocent, lightweight, loon, moron, nincompoop, ninny, nitwit, numskull, oaf, schlemiel, silly, simpleton, stooge, tomfool, turkey, twerp, twit, victim, Mooncalf, schmo, fools, innocents, birdbrains, lamebrain, illiterates, lightweights, softhead, idiot, ass, sucker, halfwit, dumb ox, dunderheads, fatheads, sillies, twerps, dope*, boob*, dolt*, jerk*, sap*, cretin*, nerd*, lamebrains.
fowl
capon, capons.
goose
bozo, cuckoo, fathead, goof, twat, zany.
motivation
actuation, impulsion, predetermination, stimulus, motivations, get up and go, impulsions.
persuasion
cajolery, hard sell, Cajoleries, arm-twist, working over.
ruin
defeat, destroy, spoil.
schmuck
schmuck.
verb
contact
goose.
drive
act upon, actuate, animate, arouse, bulldoze, chase, coerce, compel, constrain, egg on, encourage, force, goad, harass, hasten, herd, hound, hurl, hurry, hustle, impel, induce, inspire, instigate, kick, lean on, make, motivate, nag, oblige, overburden, overwork, pound, press, pressure, prod, prompt, propel, provoke, push, railroad, ride herd on, rouse, rush, send, shepherd, spirit up, spur, steamroll, stimulate, work on, worry, put up to, dog*.
energize
arm, build up, electrify, empower, enable, enliven, excite, fortify, innervate, inspirit, invigorate, jazz up, juice up, liven up, pep up, prime, quicken, reinforce, strengthen, sustain, switch on, trigger, vitalize, work up, zap, turn on, start up, pump up, actify, activize, put zip into.
goad
annoy, bully, drive, exhort, fire up, irritate, lash, move, needle, rowel, sic, sound, tease, urge, key up, whip*, prick*, spark*, sting*.
importune
appeal, ask, badger, beg, beseech, beset, besiege, crave, dun, entreat, implore, invoke, persuade, pester, plague, plead, pray, sell, solicit, supplicate, con*.
induce
abet, activate, breed, bring about, bring around, cajole, cause, coax, convince, draw, draw in, effect, engender, generate, incite, influence, occasion, procure, produce, promote, set in motion, squeeze, suck in, sway, talk into, wheedle, win over, get up, give rise to, argue into, lead to, prevail upon, sell one on, soft-soap, sweet-talk, twist one's arm, get*.
lift
arise, aspire, boost, bring up, buoy up, climb, come up, disappear, disperse, dissipate, draw up, elevate, erect, heft, hike, hike up, jack up, mount, move up, rear, rise, soar, up, upheave, uphold, uplift, upraise, vanish, Uprear, pick up, put up, take up, jump up, bear aloft, raise high.
motivate
bring, dispose, fire, galvanize, incline, lead, pique, predetermine, predispose, spark, suggest, touch off, whet, Innerve, give incentive, set afoot, set astir.
Examples of usage:
  1. It was that of a one- eyed goose. – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  2. Don't be such a goose, papa." – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  3. Honest to goodness now, I'm a little inclined to believe he'll be leading us a wild- goose Chase, if you want my opinion. – At Whispering Pine Lodge by Lawrence J. Leslie
  4. The goose- hunting season was always one of great sport for Bobby, but this year he found it lonesome enough without Jimmy's company. – Bobby of the Labrador by Dillon Wallace
  5. I put it in with my own hands; and if we have but good luck in the baking, it will be as pretty a goose- pie- though I say it that should not say it- as pretty a goose- pie as ever your worship set your eyes upon. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth

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