Synonym of obliging

Alternative for obliging

Synonym: accommodating, considerate, helpful, thoughtful, well-meaning,

Antonym: disobliging,

obliges, obliged, obliging

Antonym: disoblige, free,

Adjective

Happy and ready to do favors for others
accommodating amiable considerate friendly agreeable amenable cooperative gracious helpful unselfish accommodative courteous indulgent kind polite willing benevolent complaisant generous hospitable neighborly neighbourly civil pleasant decent easy easygoing cheerful lenient mild good-natured eager to help eager to please good-humored good-humoured affable genial cordial kindly sympathetic sociable amicable gentle thoughtful congenial warm compliant acquiescent chivalrous approachable gallant warm-hearted tender tractable compassionate respectful well-disposed understanding charitable warmhearted easy-going biddable caring benign mannerly tolerant deferential soft urbane companionable beneficent mellow nice well disposed pliant docile submissive convivial courtly kind-hearted good-tempered well mannered civilized gentlemanly liberal pliable obedient attentive tactful good-hearted well-mannered meek solicitous likeable magnanimous yielding kindhearted malleable likable suave merciful civilised persuadable gregarious easy to get along with open dutiful well-bred humane diplomatic cultivated big-hearted good giving manageable genteel polished social refined comradely adaptable charming altruistic forbearing responsive accessible tender-hearted pleasing matey chummy engaging unresisting lovable benignant supportive bountiful outgoing affectionate goodhearted welcoming soft-hearted personable sweet passive obsequious persuasible bonhomous conformable softhearted tenderhearted selfless assenting well bred patient regardful conversable cultured subservient tame ladylike debonair unassertive humble happy bland humanitarian bighearted loving large-hearted philanthropic jovial buddy-buddy munificent forgiving unstinting easy to get on with law-abiding clubby delightful honourable accepting bounteous sensitive ingratiating complying flexible receptive decorous obeisant mild-mannered honorable unassuming noble lavish conciliatory cheery game clubbable open-handed manipulable smooth formal pally all heart free informal reverential extroverted servile extrovert mindful communicative winsome sophisticated company-loving cool lamblike favourable governable ungrudging resigned clement controllable unreserved favorable consenting convincible approving elegant well-behaved ready lovely self-effacing philanthropical agreeing easily persuaded sweet-tempered stately dignified nonresistant well meaning suasible hail-fellow-well-met eleemosynary ductile harmonious do-good calm peaceful well behaved discreet forthcoming duteous poised concerned couthy milky great-hearted available unctuous subdued politic teachable spiritless peaceable moderate unsparing resistless quiet bootlicking unstuffy brotherly pitying even-tempered eager soft-spoken keen free-handed public-spirited modest open-minded motherly fatherly maternal big harmless glad bleeding-heart palsy-walsy enthusiastic graceful chirpy assentive princely heedful openhearted greathearted openhanded freehanded couth worldly worldly-wise perky unprotesting disposed susceptive stylish collegial uninhibited self-possessed relaxed temperate proper palsy placid timid observant glib spineless extraverted svelte devoted breezy pacific slick buoyant smiling shy demure reverent moral empathetic cosy hearty cozy lowly broad-minded doting winning righteous easily handled longanimous unpresumptuous prepossessing comforting empathic commiserative venerating sweet-natured swell human docious laid-back chilled feeling fatherlike hail-fellow well spoken well brought up well-spoken angelic unoffensive well intentioned prodigal sensible plenteous suggestible influenceable impressionable heroic courageous natural compromising conscientious thoughty wellmannered valiant acceptive susceptible cosmopolitan serene smooth-tongued facile concurring guestfriendly wonderful brave smooth-talking nonmalignant handy long-suffering responsible softie marshmallow media-savvy willing to compromise copacetic good-mannered punctilious condescending conformist sentimental nonthreatening tranquil admiring deferent circumspect permissive regular soft touch propitious wholesome benefic heart in right place casual fearless intrepid stout-hearted bold dauntless silver-tongued appealing gentlemanlike in accord in agreement fond good company assentient accordant consentient ceremonious aristocratic immaculate self-sacrificing non-resisting taking captivating enchanting user friendly on tap on deck balanced metropolitan onside well brought-up laid back equable easy-oasy oily distingué impeccable fulsome well-trained appreciative weak-kneed childlike orderly usable complacent correct like a sport reputable noble-minded valorous downright neighborly mushy as nice as pie simpatico reasonable willing to help non-confrontational sisterly dovelike retiring dove-like paternal favourably disposed useful non-hostile door's always open free and easy jejune vapid dull flat forbearant clubable communal fraternal willing to please pampering mollycoddling cosseting gratifying barley-sugar easily manipulated social-minded moralistic holy pharisaical goody-goody angelical esteemed creditable respected inoffensive spotless unerring non-malignant backslapping under control classy majestic tasteful fine handsome knightly welfare nonprofit easily influenced familiar intimate tight disciplined soft-shelled overpermissive nonjudgmental consoling almsgiving not-for-profit non-profit non-profit-making pietistical pristine unflawed unmarred chaste pietistic encouraging sympathizing condoling compatible adulatory complimentary high-bred imposing conventional highbred august prim flattering preux lofty studied slavish glad to be of assistance self-abasing well trained well disciplined commiserating piteous ruthful grovelling able to live with socially concerned going easy on doing good works going along with acceding sympathising sparing having heart in right place supine loyal wrapped around finger faithful sheeplike at one's beck and call in one's power in one's clutches honouring hearsome honoring in one's pocket on a string unquestioning appropriate buddy buddy under someone's thumb honest conforming unresistant domesticated obeying kowtowing disciplinable comformable abject surrendering giving-in groveling fawning handleable trainable bowing down uncomplaining subordinate nonresisting menial placable under one's thumb unobtrusive cowed ethical respectable upright open-hearted loving and giving old softie bleeding heart well-intentioned virginal untouched unblamable redeemable redeeming prayerful toadying tolerating virtuous trustworthy worthy incorrupt dependable acquiescing sheepish supplicatory just principled upstanding inclined well-meaning timorous unambitious sycophantic hesitant tentative apprehensive fearful right straight true prepared pleased mim self-conscious suitable matching fitting stand-up Uriah Heepish content set predisposed prone clean-living all right on the up and up well-brought-up squeaky clean right-minded desirous zealous one fain minded like-minded nothing loath so minded so-minded in favor in the mood in accord with in favour of a mind distinguished seemly proud solemn lordly accomplished close composed venerable worshiping regal devout discerning nonchalant great royal worshipping pious worshipful upholding high-minded high generous to a fault protective educated enlightened fair grand advanced snobbish imperial kingly carefree exalted well-born highbrow awed becoming confidential magnificent impressive posh developed heartfelt subtle wholehearted earnest sincere careful sedate sharp prudent befitting judicious down-to-earth delicate elevated amical cheering de rigueur artful shrewd cautious guileful wily astute calculating self-respecting venerational happy-go-lucky unemotional lax haughty reassuring adoring womanly good mannered uplifting genuine highborn blue-blooded patrician light inviting unconstrained unflappable very kind amorous deep inspiring nurturing inspiriting humoring touchy-feely persuasive goodish privileged aloof patriotic contributing donating prosocial taught trained upper-crust dear unceremonious boon colonial lively shared public smarmy together kindred ceremonial stimulating boosting discriminating unaffected undemanding jolly bluff independent scrupulous self-sufficient collected personal humouring silky possessed unruffled favorably inclined favourably inclined public- spirited near thick merry fulfilling soothing coolheaded uncorrupted redoubtable illustrious upbeat joyous jocund chipper enlivening upper up sunny blithe bosom measured at ease outstanding self-composed well-educated well read learned erudite well informed affected extraordinary remarkable meritorious unanimous adapted united fit frictionless sunny side up gracesome officious snug inseparable fresh well-suited well suited sympathique community amusing informative entertaining popular pleasurable organized group general common collective diverting free-and-easy thick as thieves regular fellow consistent congruous consonant right neighborly staid anti-corruption fashionable patronizing hollow prudish straitlaced prissy stuffy pompous ostentatious pretentious confined la-di-da intolerant patronising artificial snooty priggish precious impartial evenhanded reserved dashing unprejudiced equitable unbiased clever confident self-assured organised societal serious portly imperious eminent sporting forthright nonpartisan sportsmanlike skillful skilful sombre magisterial somber highfalutin' superior starchy grave nifty adept dapper smart trim spruce glowing lawful affectious dexterous arch treating with kid gloves brainy scheming cagey opportunistic dextrous intriguing capable deft crafty sly contriving cunning strategic savvy conniving swish snappy attractive spiffy swanky fly legal sportsmanly nondiscriminatory well groomed trig well dressed red-carpet just so sprightly detached well-groomed well turned out jaunty on the level clean according to the rules sporty according to Hoyle on fleek perceptive wary tactical foresighted softly-softly kid-glove

Adjective

Kind or lenient, often to excess
soft lenient tolerant forgiving indulgent compassionate overindulgent clement liberal permissive lax charitable benign benignant condoning easy easygoing gentle kind merciful light mild mollycoddling pampering softhearted pardoning spoiling sympathetic tender generous forbearing gracious undemanding allowing complaisant compliant excusing permitting yielding easy-going tender-hearted weak boneless soft-hearted spineless moderate humoring temperate humouring sparing magnanimous accommodating benevolent kindly humane pitying kind-hearted letting amiable loving favoring soft-shell emollient good-natured assuaging assuasive favouring acquiescent cooperative flexible live with being big pliant docile agreeable going easy on deceivable dupable gullible biddable submissive tractable susceptible deludable amenable unoppressive trusting unburdensome fleeceable unsuspicious naive open-minded broad-minded unprejudiced latitudinarian understanding progressive free and easy free catholic unbigoted unbiased easy-oasy libertarian laissez-faire advanced radical nonjudgmental receptive empathetic favorable beneficent relaxed favourable non-restrictive enlightened unprescriptive live-and-let-live unrestricted hands-off loose approving unconventional unorthodox right-on impartial high-minded non-partisan nontraditional nonconventional nonorthodox humanitarian left receiving rational avant-garde reasonable noninterventionist intelligent interested patient long-suffering politically correct fair stoic stoical uncomplaining big broad accepting sophisticated kindhearted wide easy with easy on

Adjective

Casually calm and relaxed
unhurried calm easy comfortable cushy pleasant relaxing sedate agreeable carefree careful cautious cosy cozy leisurely measured nonchalant relaxed reposeful restful stress-free sympathetic casual comfy deliberate easeful easygoing leisured temperate tractable tranquil docile lax unburdensome unoppressive laid-back easy-going at ease serene placid peaceful untroubled insouciant unworried composed collected mellow chilled free and easy tolerant unconcerned unperturbed undemanding happy-go-lucky poised undisturbed mild equable contented safe unruffled amenable considerate patient flexible indulgent even-tempered breezy snug self-possessed homely satisfied content guarded pacific heedful liberal imperturbable blithe soothing calming wary circumspect lenient unexcitable vigilant at home conservative complaisant unflappable unfazed unflustered permissive together forbearing mindful easy-peasy affable level-headed self-controlled informal low-pressure devil-may-care moderate cool, calm and collected lazy in a relaxed manner taking your time warm comforted happy broad-minded amiable protected cheerful understanding open-minded good-natured cordial good-humoured good-humored generous comforting reassured gratified rested fun restored fresh soothed indolent uncritical complacent hang-loose offhand outgiving uninhibited at peace cool intimate homey homy quiet unemotional phlegmatic secure gemütlich homelike nonplussed friendly stoical commodious unexacting sleepy understated downbeat restrained hushed stilly arcadian still languid tranquillizing chilled out live-and-let-live low-key soporific unanxious retired inactive unexcited motionless tranquilizing alert chary free from interference free from disturbance watchful observant attentive apprehensive aware civil balmy assured free from interruption coolheaded halcyon confident gingerly prudent cagey levelheaded lackadaisical idyllic awake protective perceptive suspicious leery unbothered unaffected stolid unagitated unshakable unmoved unshaken playing safe on your toes on guard on the watch on the lookout mild-mannered cool-headed self-composed self-assured cool as a cucumber indifferent impassive apathetic dispassionate laid back careless steady controlled equanimous heedless uninterested detached level disinterested loose possessed smooth recollected equal sober as cool as a cucumber limpid pococurante perfunctory uncaring stable unceremonious slack upbeat cold inattentive negligent incurious open blasé gay emotionless irresponsible simple slipshod natural sloppy well balanced unresponsive unfeeling congenial distant passionless undismayed stoic neglectful debonair remiss cursory reserved aloof insensible lighthearted callous disregardful unmindful slapdash derelict feckless airy sunny delinquent jaunty undemonstrative light-hearted buoyant unpretentious reasonable lukewarm businesslike unconstrained lightsome genial sanguine uncurious regardless cold-blooded disimpassioned flat reckless improvident poker-faced slap-happy blithely unconcerned without a care in the world without care lively positive subdued muted unrestricted cheery assertive vivacious forgiving discreet free familiar rational sprightly jolly effervescent sensible overindulgent remote impersonal cavalier soft blithesome listless self-confident grounded affectless numb impassible slaphappy unsympathetic unstudied uninvolved welcoming commonsensical hospitable optimistic hard-hearted thick-skinned flippant blah half-hearted unstirred lown unassuming forgetful untouched sure of oneself unheeding uncircumspect tardy incautious unaccountable couldn't care less undependable uncommitted unobservant untrustworthy good-for-nothing unreliable unrestrained liberated untaxing unostentatious inconspicuous bright animated subtle joyful merry sparkling nerveless free-and-easy jovial unforced sparky bored glad sane spirited practical frigid clinical hassle-free certain realistic sound passive spontaneous pragmatic glacial judicious unsentimental unflinching freewheeling mature reticent played down toned down unfussy frolicsome wise thoughtless audacious chirpy sure peppy fearless bold self-reliant insensitive self-asserting deadpan balanced unthinking oblivious dauntless calmed supine stony benign dependable chill heartless gutsy unhesitating unserious lethargic reliable superficial high-spirited light hard-boiled objective immovable gung ho non-committal unstuffy keeping your cool neutral frivolous clearheaded filled with aplomb neglecting non-restrictive bland wooden uninterrupted Laodicean modest centered unbroken good-tempered sure of yourself well-balanced unimpassioned withdrawn sociable full of common sense trouble-free could care less wimpy repressed gentle non-formal well adjusted centred cool as cucumber slovenly full of beans amicable moony draggy expansive staid don't give a damn what the hell behindhand retiring resilient abstract plain well-adjusted limp unstressed compromising harmonious conciliatory overfamiliar even-keeled unreserved unimpressed uninfluenced clubby self-indulgent weary unvexed unflurried unrestrictive unperturbable lacking concern with both feet on the ground in control effortless artless jaded glutted orderly unfluctuating stabile systematic methodical well-disposed free from worry free from care even laissez-faire matey take-it-or-leave-it couldn't-care-less serious not turn a hair have one's act together quieted keeping a stiff upper lip keeping one's shirt on suppressed world-weary impervious settled chummy not formal unexpressive brave courageous self-sufficient intrepid self-satisfied smug unbuttoned pally pellucid reconciled resting fair quiescent bouncy accommodating philosophical can-do cloyed surefooted sure-footed asleep at switch unheedful oscitant failing to take proper care expressionless toneless hollow dead blank vacant cold-fish logical cool cat tough non-emotional analytical nonpassionate unpassionate scientific iceberg fancy-free free-spirited transparent free-wheeling unstructured off the hook unenthusiastic believing in oneself self-assertive self-respecting cold fish hard as nails stiff upper lip roll with punches nonaffected nowhere icy nonemotional homestyle sombre somber matter-of-fact straight-faced pokerfaced stony-eyed bubbly laissez faire free-minded straight snug as a bug in a rug delightful folksy down-home gleeful boon nonformal convivial footloose carefree and untroubled living the life of Riley torpid sluggish joyous ebullient vital uninquiring with one's feet on the ground unofficial inert unambitious unmotivated downhome gamesome frolic winsome gladsome zestful eupeptic perky chipper exuberant zippy crank bullish hopeful canty jocund uneager versatile sketchy zingy playful impartial removed spacey unprejudiced spaced-out out of it unpassioned unbiased funny footloose and fancy-free approachable supple invigorated full of zip elastic droopy dispirited desultory jocular unglamorous humorous chilly laodicean indecisive uncertain unenthused irresolute undecided wishy-washy hesitant halfhearted unresolved tepid receptive available hard-headed accessible easy to get along with communicative well disposed easy to get on with conversable non-hostile door's always open unobtrusive minimalist unspectacular unflashy hurried fleeting quick mechanical brief summary passing token hasty doubtless pushy implicit clear cocksure brazen facetious toned-down played-down modulated muffled low-profile softened soft-sell low-keyed self-effacing free as the wind free as a bird phoning it in dismissive going through the motions rapid walking through it jokey overconfident kind volatile feelgood unimpressionable rosy high puffed up pumped up obdurate inexpressive coldhearted marble uncompassionate self-restrained brisk everyday frisky thoughtful inhibited leisure ventilated easy-breezy compassionate tender caring pleasing along for the ride going with the flow rolling with the punches under wraps uptight inobtrusive under control nonaggressive corked up unaffable unexcessive in charge bottled up in check on a leash unexpansive not given to excesses in control of yourself shrinking unextreme benevolent kindly lovable meek humane vague indefinite broad inaccurate general spicy racy workaday slouchy loose-fitting baggy day-to-day sporty ordinary non-dressy normal sportif flabby flaccid nonspecific imprecise over-tolerant shapeless inexact yielding bright-eyed and bushy-tailed humble merciful likeable softhearted moral fatherly loving non-confrontational sweet-tempered lamblike sisterly brotherly likable gracious kind-hearted peaceable angelic soft-spoken unoffensive shy goodhearted motherly respectful demure decent dovelike tenderhearted tender-hearted maternal reverent large-hearted dove-like warmhearted kindhearted harmless paternal asleep on job nonjudgmental accepting floppy paying no mind any way full of the joys of spring not bothered hardened self-centered blind self-centred deaf undaunted not giving a toss

Adjective

In urgent need of immediate attention
pressing imperative important compelling critical crucial urgent vital burning high-priority demanding exigent importunate necessary serious acute clamant constraining crying dire emergent imperious instant key necessitous pivotal essential inescapable claiming clamouring clamoring distressing exacting forcing heat-on hurry-up immediate irresistible persuasive requiring unyielding now or never of the essence of the utmost importance significant paramount indispensable required requisite needed of great consequence needful pre-eminent all-important life-and-death mandatory fundamental integral consequential vitally important must-have momentous compulsory called for obligatory grave central prerequisite desperate decisive great weighty substantive basic pertinent current all important cardinal extreme topical prevalent relevant severe controversial active drastic intense contemporary binding parlous terrible peremptory climacteric sore live very important deciding very great demanded primary heavy principal meaningful chief earth-shattering life-or-death world-shaking bottom-line insistent overriding coercive unavoidable without lacking needing worrying strategic determinative necessitating involving basal fatal major radical mission-critical business-critical demanding attention real calling for clamorous underlined constitutive lively nitty-gritty much needed meat-and-potatoes name-of-the-game coal-and-ice of interest incumbent intrinsic involuntary forced core nonelective emergency impelling popular dominant widespread running appropriate compulsatory rudimentary innate inherent leading capital driving foremost quintessential expedient incumbent on prime wanted name of game specified desired preferred elementary proper recommended de rigueur prevailing earnest circulating common portentous historic alive debatable unsettled fateful apocalyptic determining effective top-priority called-for life and death epoch-making earth-shaking far-reaching of current interest life-saving world-shattering life or death of great moment of vital importance extremely important

Adjective

Willing to divulge information
forthcoming communicative informative expansive chatty talkative conversational expressive open outgoing uninhibited effusive gabby garrulous gossipy gushing loquacious mouthy outspoken verbose voluble windy free gassy multiloquent multiloquous plainspoken talky cooperative helpful free-spoken unreserved demonstrative unrestrained friendly vocal warm long-winded motormouthed blabby glib candid unconstrained emotional affectionate able to talk the hind legs off a donkey loving chattering conversable babbling approachable responsive prattling chattery blathering gossiping jabbering cuddly big-mouthed wittering gobby intimate tender warmhearted loose-lipped lovey-dovey touchy-feely having kissed the Blarney Stone with the gift of the gab frank enlightening communicable ordinary familiar everyday spoken prating genial affable sociable yacking informal tonguey bombastic yakkity prosy gaseous wind-bag loose-tongued yakky blabbermouth motormouth newsy spontaneous personal multieloquent relaxed flap jaw running on at the mouth amiable extroverted easy extrovert discursive effervescent gregarious liberal magnanimous generous lavish gushy fluent wordy articulate eloquent silver-tongued yakking slick bigmouthed prolix vociferous verbal smooth rambling running on full of hot air blessed with the gift of the gab diffuse circumlocutory periphrastic circuitous pleonastic lengthy tautological tedious palaverous repetitious logorrheic tortuous redundant turgid persuasive rhetorical inflated protracted smooth-spoken smooth-tongued ambagious flatulent meandering long-drawn-out pompous facile grandiloquent profuse quick gibbering magniloquent smooth-talking having kissed the blarney stone convincing convoluted orotund plausible digressive fast-talking ready prolonged indirect overlong urbane insincere pretentious flowery wandering flip slippery suave logorrhoeic loudmouthed artful vivid hot-air vocative rattling well-spoken fustian smooth operator declamatory sesquipedalian hard to resist superfluous roundabout over-talkative empty iterative noisy boastful long tiresome drivellous maundering boring wearisome circumlocutionary waffly excessively communicative interminable full of verbiage cogent coherent effortless illuminating well-versed natural tautologous repeating involved repetitive high-flown mellifluous cursive prompt copious confident mellifluent disputatious self-assured running assured florid high-sounding full of air oratorical having kissed the Blarney stone highfalutin sonorous flamboyant aureate overblown extravagant grandiose flashy tumid lofty showy ornate purple overripe hifalutin magnific epideictic Ciceronian hyperbolic euphuistic pat Demosthenic arty-farty Demosthenean neat silky powerful embellished contrived overwrought ostentatious exaggerated theatrical grand stilted tumescent overdone imposing swollen disingenuous revealing significant forceful graceful pregnant oversimplified shallow flippant simplistic superficial moving meaningful potent suggestive effective sweet-talking meaning pointed telling strong stirring graphic lucid revelatory indicative well-expressed ardent fervid fervent impassioned well spoken well expressed poignant sententious touching facund passionate affecting impressive

Verb

Present participle for to compel someone by legal, moral, or physical means to do something
compelling making constraining forcing obligating binding coercing impelling requiring dragooning pressuring blackjacking driving impressing muscling necessitating pressing railroading sandbagging pressurising pressurizing commanding shotgunning putting under an obligation leaving someone no option demanding pushing bulldozing browbeating strong-arming bullying urging influencing inducing prevailing on putting the screws on harassing hounding exacting ordering intimidating goading bludgeoning imposing leaning on hustling enjoining steamrollering badgering enforcing prodding charging calling for directing causing claiming dictating threatening putting pressure on persuading expecting spurring harrying nagging insisting on soliciting using strong-arm tactics on needing menacing using pressure on press-ganging bringing pressure to bear on inspiring prompting moving putting the squeeze on asking propelling motivating pestering squeezing involving entailing brainwashing warranting actuating terrorizing cowing wanting hectoring requesting inciting terrorising fast-talking decreeing working on instructing encouraging bidding twisting someone's arm adjuring twisting one's arm meaning bearing challenging instigating tyrannizing concussing taking stimulating beseeching provoking insisting ordaining craving requisitioning occasioning calling acting on putting up to tyrannising mandating establishing prescribing pushing for setting summoning pushing around tightening the screws on putting the heat on turning on the heat imposing on committing levying restraining restricting begging bothering telling exhorting hassling laying steamrolling imploring leading postulating domineering incentivizing dragooning into rousing bouncing frightening making necessary fining oppressing applying assessing triggering instilling besetting putting ruling bullyragging browbeating into egging on cajoling fixing entreating buffaloing blackmailing bogarting enacting seeking determining beckoning tormenting blustering implying plaguing importuning appalling twisting somebody's arm stipulating warning cracking down calling upon pressing for predisposing besieging appointing authorising questing authorizing putting the arm on mau-mauing coming at forcing upon stipulating for prevailing upon clamoring for resulting in turning the screws on giving rise to laying down the law having someone do something spurring on laying down asking for astricting indebting worrying making indebted applying pressure repressing hindering suppressing ramrodding wheedling assailing kicking politicking selling arguing high pressuring scaring terrifying crying out for talking swaying forcing somebody's hand proclaiming deciding dogging effecting having daunting subduing working over breathing down someone's neck twisting arm extorting commandeering vexing troubling overbearing despotizing pressurizing into coercing into pronouncing animating arousing persecuting mobilizing tightening the screw on turning the screw on bullying into bludgeoning into making an offer they can't refuse pricking wresting exerting whipping invoking unnerving terrorizing into intimidating into behooving walking heavy riding roughshod overawing awing aweing riding ruffling emboldening invigorating conditioning sparking envigorating galvanising mobilising inclining galvanizing enthusing adjudging making compulsory behoving spiriting up spooking affrighting reading the riot act putting one's foot down declaring announcing acting upon throwing weight around orienting leaving someone no option but to putting the chill on riding herd on pushing about scaring off scaring the bejesus out of picking on wishing activating precipitating leaving no choice but to employing appealing for pestering for applying for petitioning for baying for laying claim to impetrating clamouring for begging for suing for supplicating badgering for whistling for nagging for holding out for praying for inquiring about hitting up arrogating bringing firing predetermining drawing setting off inflicting subjecting overcoming instituting introducing setting afoot necessitating that relying upon counting on looking for bringing about relying on giving incentive to giving incentive triggering off hoping for touching off setting astir decreeing that implicating including concerning comprising covering encompassing instilling in stressing to inculcating emphasizing to drumming into stressing inculcating in insisting upon foisting promulgating consigning assigning using force on conscripting urging by force burdening contracting obtruding choking using duress on incorporating engaging asserting oneself collecting slapping gathering taxing exerting force on pinning down bearing down putting the bite on executing bringing to bear carrying out wrecking saddling placing clapping wreaking laying on bringing into effect ingraining in bringing home to dinning into knocking into driving into dooming condemning putting screws to putting squeeze on bearing hard on tasking subpoenaing leaving in no doubt getting into head driving home bringing home calling on bringing pressure to bear upon subjecting to giving orders giving the order to putting foot down calling the shots giving the command to giving orders to giving directions bossing around advising promoting admonishing advocating expediting inspanning recommending nudging keying up trying to persuade speeding up putting the screws to railroading into pouring it on steamrollering into turning on bulldozing into selling on appealing to firing up exerting influence on going to town on bearing down on stirring exciting tempting extracting convincing stirring up whipping up agitating fomenting inveigling getting inflaming working up milking wringing bleeding inspiriting bringing pressure upon shanghaiing justifying compressing subjugating leaning pleading electrifying drumming up kindling squashing condensing constricting castigating calling the signals appealing riding roughshod over manoeuvring maneuvering sanctioning putting the frighteners on proposing bossing about forcefully persuading rationalizing countenancing rationalising conjuring commending advancing steering bringing force to bear on lighting a fire under firing the enthusiasm of firing the imagination of getting going getting someone going lording it over putting heat on sending abetting disturbing starting setting on whomping up raising putting through the wringer psyching up volunteering someone unwittingly causing to become causing to be disposing coaxing impassioning eliciting rallying evoking energizing steeling manipulating telling someone to volunteer empowering converting exhilarating heartening vitalizing impacting uplifting shaking bribing ransoming incentifying helping striking energising refreshing extorting money from racking screwing voluntelling shaking down obtaining pumping up suggesting to obtaining by force putting the shake on holding to ransom demanding hush money from ordering to testify serving a court order serving notice citing hinting to boosting up pepping up talking into winning over cheering on worming out worming something out of someone arm-twisting obtaining by threats obtaining by threat putting the bite on someone for blackmailing someone for

Verb

Present participle for to do a favor, or show beneficence toward

Verb

Present participle for to make happy or give pleasure to
pleasing delighting contenting gladdening gratifying satisfying amusing fulfilling humoring humouring pleasuring charming entertaining indulging cheering overjoying suiting thrilling exciting titillating warming tickling diverting enchanting enrapturing rejoicing delectating gladding making happy cheering up agreeing with appealing to tickling pink giving pleasure to turning on hitting the spot making someone feel good giving a buzz giving someone a kick going over big making somebody's day making someone content making someone glad making someone pleased feasting gassing making content enthralling bucking up doing the trick filling the bill babying coddling favouring requiting favoring recompensing pampering arriding giving pleasure getting one's kicks doing one proud making a hit warming the cockles of the heart satiating sating quenching filling serving slaking meeting feeding comforting accommodating enlivening elating flattering satisficing surfeiting exhilarating cloying refreshing capturing captivating selling animating catering to pandering to providing for making merry brightening up appeasing uplifting heartening bewitching buoying up bringing joy to giving someone pleasure giving a lift tickle to death entrancing fascinating enamoring assuaging alluring wowing mollifying soothing placating ravishing sending regaling attracting grooving pacifying bowling over pleasing greatly quietening silencing stilling brightening knocking dead making a hit with someone revitalizing sufficing reconciling revitalising

Verb

Present participle for to help or give aid to
assisting helping aiding abetting backing facilitating supporting boosting easing promoting encouraging forwarding cooperating relieving serving accommodating benefiting benefitting precipitating succoring succouring working with backstopping fostering furthering seconding accelerating advancing attending attending to collaborating with cooperating with expediting giving assistance to waiting on backing up contributing to helping along hyping making easy plugging propping up puffing pushing reinforcing speeding up stumping sustaining thumping bailing someone out doing someone a favour doing someone a service giving a boost to hiking up jacking up pitching in with bailing out being a factor in clearing a path for doing for going with helping out mucking in with opening doors for opening the door for paving the way for riding shotgun rooting for smoothing the way for working for assisting the progress of getting stuck in with giving a boost giving a hand giving a lift greasing the wheels lending a hand lending a hand to oiling the wheels of running interference for smoothing the path of standing up for taking care of giving a leg up giving a leg up to going to bat for making a pitch for putting on the map getting someone out of a tight spot going down the line for lending a helping hand to favoring favouring meeting the needs of doing a kindness to liaising conjoining playing the game hastening fast-tracking stimulating rushing speeding quickening spurring on hurrying impelling stepping up giving a push to hurrying up spurring driving making easier cranking up firing up simplifying pressing opening doors clearing the way for escalating dispatching fast tracking pushing through greasing wheels making faster oiling the wheels for smoothing motivating inspiring enabling making smooth making smoother making possible stoking developing urging championing hand-carrying propelling progressing loosening up nurturing cultivating walking through nourishing incubating nursing dashing off achieving quickly urging on accomplishing quickly shooting through finishing quickly making short work of patronizing expanding spreading patronising engendering broadening ballyhooing generating propagating contributing extending lending support to whisking gathering momentum getting moving giving a lift to assisting in helping with revving up

Verb

Present participle for to accord someone with an opportunity

Antonym of obliging

obliging Idiom, Proverb

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