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5. release, free, set free or loose, loose, get or turn loose, let go, set at liberty; liberate, emancipate, manumit; disimprison, disenthrall, unpen, unmew, unfetter, unbind, untie, unmanacle, unhandcuff, unshackle, unchain, unbridle, unyoke, Archaic, untruss; acquit, discharge, dismiss, parole, furlough, put on probation; reprieve, grant a stay of execution, exempt, let off or out of, Inf. let off the hook.
rant, v. 1. orate, speechify, declaim, discourse, ex pound, expatiate, hold forth, perorate, go on, go on and on; speak, make an address, talk, take to the hustings, soapbox,
Inf. stump; boast, brag, crow, trumpet, talk big, exaggerate, hyperbolize, tell a fish story, SI. shoot off one's mouth or face; lecture, pontificate, preach, sermonize, prelect, hold court; harangue, deliver a diatribe or tirade or philippic, scold.
2. rave, rant and rave, fume, get all riled
or worked up, go into a rage or hysterics, Inf. fly off, Inf. fly off the handle, SI. blow one's stack or top, SI. blow up, SI. explode; vociferate.
-n. 3. bombast, turgidity, tumidity, flatulence, inflated language,
Archaic, tympany; rhetoric, heroics, extravagance, pomposity, grandiosity, grandiloquence, magniloquence, sesquipedality, high-flown language; histrionics, theatrics, acting, act, show, display, exhibition; braggadocio, bravado, gasconade, fanfaronade, rodomontade, boasting, bragging, bluster, exaggeration.
4. harangue, tirade, diatribe, philippic, excoriation, vituperation, scolding,
Inf. talking-to; lecture, sermon, prelection; oration, declamation, discourse, ex-patiation; speech, address, talk. rap, v. 1. strike, whack, thwack, bang, hammer, pound; slap, clip, hit, cuff, thump, crack, SI. wham, Inf. whop, slam, Inf. bonk, Inf. biff; punch, Inf. bat, wallop, belt, pelt, SI. sock; smite, SI. deck, pommel, flair, Inf. clobber, Inf. bash; clout, swat, swipe, jab, drub, buffet; box, duke, SI. pop.
2. fillip, flick, snap, flip; chuck, pat, dab, tip; tap, knock.
3. utter, exclaim, emphasize, stress; assert, sing out, voice, call out; ejaculate, vociferate, blurt out, give voice to, cry out.
4.
Slang, converse, talk, chat, communicate, bandy words; discourse with, SI. shoot the breeze, SI. chew the fat, confabulate, Inf. confab, gab, gossip.
5.
Slang, discuss, talk over, talk about, confer, compare notes; deliberate, sit down with, consult with; comment about, go into, take up, reason out.
-n. 6. blow, cuff, stroke, clip, poke, lick; whack, thwack, slap, hit, bang; punch, pound, belt,
Inf. bat, wallop, pelt; flap, Inf. biff, SI. wham, Inf. whop, clout, swat, jab, uppercut; SI. slug, Inf. chop, drubbing, Inf. bonk.
7. tap, pat, fillip, snap, flick, flip; chuck, tip, dab, tweak.
8.
Informal, blame, responsibility, account, credit, charge; attribution, acknowledgement, imputation.
9.
Informal, conviction, judgment, condemnation, damnation; punishment, sentence, death sentence.
10. bum rap
Slang, frame-up, SI. frame, Inf. put-up job, trumped up charge, false charge; directed verdict.
11. take the rap
Slang, take the blame, accept the responsibility, shoulder the responsibility, Inf. take it, do [s.o.'s] time, go to prison for another, play the scapegoat. rapacious, adj. 1. predatory, predacious, preying, vulturine, raptorial, wolfish, lupine; marauding, plundering, pillaging, looting, piratical; savage, bestial, fierce.

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