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To make something bad exist or happen - thesaurus

Synonyms

bring on

to be the cause of something bad, especially an illness

cause

verb

to make something happen, usually something bad

touch off

to make something unpleasant or dangerous happen

bring on

to make something bad happen to someone

inflict

verb

to cause something unpleasant to happen

unleash

verb

to do or to cause something that has a very powerful or harmful effect

invite

verb

to do something that makes something bad or unpleasant more likely to happen

precipitate

verb

formal to make something happen or begin to exist suddenly and quickly, especially something bad

unloose

verb

literary to do or to cause something that has a powerful or harmful effect

spark

verb

mainly journalism to make something happen, especially something involving violence or angry feelings

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give rise to something

to make something happen or begin, especially something unpleasant or unexpected

loose

verb

formal or literary to make something bad or harmful start to happen in an uncontrolled way

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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