Đồng nghĩa của hold back

Alternative for hold back

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To impede the work or progress of
block hamper hinder impede stifle encumber fetter frustrate hamstring inhibit obstruct restrain stymie thwart cramp curb handcuff hobble prevent retard trammel check handicap manacle shackle stop balk baulk bridle clog embarrass bork hog-tie hold up tie up interfere with prevent from making progress put off short-circuit restrict slow down foil delay arrest halt constrain limit slow stall bar interrupt repress forestall set back cumber hang up suppress cripple avert stave off stay ward off deter baffle hold off curtail control withhold stonewall stand in the way of throw a spanner in the works of derail prohibit oppose crimp put a brake on slow up nip in the bud throw a monkey wrench in the works of get in the way rein in contain disrupt counteract keep back hold head off shut out fend off interfere get in the way of reduce confine put an end to intercept put a stop to cramp one's style detain circumvent postpone counter catch brake avoid hold in suspend bind choke regulate shelve scupper shut down decrease defer still discourage interdict deflect preclude tie cut back moderate pause put back debar entangle obviate spoil keep leash defend against turn aside cut off freeze pull up bog down remit forfend defeat temper end forbid smother retardate disadvantage repel evade inconvenience burden put paid to ruin prorogue ward discontinue take down hold down entrammel fight back repulse pigeonhole pre-empt keep lid on put the kibosh on weigh down stem the flow of draw up fetch up sabotage resist close off shut off choke off hold over crab keep at bay bring to screeching halt bring to an end keep under control give a hard time keep off be a hindrance to divert decelerate keep in slacken tether mire lessen dissuade stunt stem scotch escape loiter straiten nullify circumnavigate stump sandbag overturn terminate faze neutralize steer clear of sidestep skirt muffle quiet bottleneck put at a disadvantage govern contravene put the stopper on upset do for save incommode bring to a standstill bring up tame choke back neutralise bottle up let up back off drag one's feet place at a disadvantage mothball adjourn disadvise lay on the table chill scare turn off take a rain check on put over keep a lid on rule out table subdue screen talk out of throw a spanner in the works discommode put on the back burner fence intermit box in knock off put the brakes on make late fight off continue pour cold water on put in cold storage muzzle defend bite back put on ice throttle saddle with chain cool put a damper on dam throw cold water on respite keep waiting keep in check hold in abeyance anticipate retain inc separate impair secure tie-up stave cork dissuade from protract circumscribe put a crimp in complicate monkey with obscure fasten discomfit disconcert foul up screw up rattle hold off on prolong constrict set limits on impose limits on throw a spoke in the wheel of louse up cause to wait cause to stay overload snooker sideline desist cease keep from happening affect disturb enmesh net ensnare capture puzzle stand not move stand still come to a standstill stand off peter out tamper influence snag put straitjacket on throw monkey wrench in drag feet tie down hold captive clip someone's wings cramp someone's style trouble jam conflict confuse mystify confound charge oppress bother make difficult put off the evil day stand over put in abeyance do later put off the evil hour carry over reschedule entrap give disadvantage take out disfavour shake discountenance disfavor warn indispose deprecate frighten nonplus hem in put out of commission flummox rein hitch up put a leash on put a lead on cool down keep a tight rein on keep within bounds peg keep tight rein on discipline measure rule gag button up keep the lid on put a limit on cool off strangle debilitate cut short squelch swallow put on hold throw a monkey wrench into put on back burner corner hang fire dead-end give the run around stamp out put the lid on clamp down on crack down on bring to a halt bring to a stop put a lid on lag abate diminish staunch rebuff checkmate qualify procrastinate embog reef tie one's hands treat unfairly do a disservice to give a disadvantage to treat harshly be unfair to put in an unfavourable position treat unfavourably tell against wrong inflict a handicap on shield against duck parry safeguard against secure against stand up for defend oneself against bulwark cover dodge fend guard against protect against guard keep at arm's length skirt round put a spoke in someone's wheel play for time pull in slacken pace fix scrub sidetrack drop brace can back-water hit the brakes lose speed lose steam let down flaps cut down wind down anchor it be one step ahead of preempt beat someone to the draw commandeer be early beat somebody to it beat someone to the punch get ahead of beat someone to it provide against pick off second-guess steal a march on act in advance of prepare for get in before head off at pass damp conceal get back at push back reply beat off defend yourself retaliate put up a fight riposte let help recess get out of act like a wet blanket dampen quash down hesitate loaf falter bog dawdle flag poke bypass beat bit taboo outlaw enjoin break off dissolve finish call a halt take a breather call it a day take a rain check take a break prorogate break up come to an end call a halt to take a recess suspend proceedings take five put on brakes put an stop to wreck ditch take wind out of outwit crash juke unsettle

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To (attempt to) repress or suppress showing or expressing something
repress restrain stifle suppress contain control smother swallow withhold stop deny sink strangle submerge hold in hold off choke back hold down keep back curb check keep in check inhibit bridle constrain restrict fight back rein in bottle up subdue conceal keep the lid on keep under control muffle hide hinder gag limit hold regulate pocket bite back govern silence keep keep a lid on prevent keep a tight rein on cork up arrest cool master stem moderate impede button up block hamper confine curtail quench quell quash cork keep secret tame halt slow kill gulp back pull in dam detain stay choke cut off tone down deaden overpower cover up measure retard rein squelch diminish decrease staunch retain rein back simmer down stanch obstruct interfere with compose lessen reserve muzzle squash reduce extinguish overcome collect damp down box up shut in enclose veil put on ice harbor dampen resist rule suspend circumscribe hold in check delimit hush up keep down keep under wraps harbour sit on hem in put a lid on stall clog corner crush barricade nip in the bud bar clog up blockade jam close stop up jam up block up stuff bung up hold off on refuse suffocate occlude calm put on hold put on the shelf bottle congest plug up keep hold of cap shush quelch stamp out put an stop to put an end to disguise mask cloak screen dissemble straiten keep in line put the brakes on set limits on impose limits on keep within bounds frustrate temper bury keep in fix bite one's lip bound keep quiet about draw a veil over shield surround put away mellow pin down secrete encircle guard keep dark keep under your hat choke something back gulp hold something in slow down fight conquer keep control of shut down drown keep something in check keep on a string keep a rein on withstand oppose clot brake gum up re-collect settle keep inside black out internalize internalise hog-tie gain control over keep lid on put half nelson on gain mastery over adjust monitor bring to a standstill cushion soft-pedal mitigate coop up entrap left out bring to naught keep feeling inside oneself trap collar cramp rally quiet tranquilize lull recover inspect still soothe modulate relieve trammel intern ease lick soften quieten down put down clamp down on crack down on damp get under control slap down snuff out waive tranquillize cease camouflage postpone lay off discontinue adjourn delay defer shelve reschedule park destroy hide from view salt away tuck away keep mum about ditch paper over keep unknown put out of the way adumbrate keep cover shelter not tell blot out belie protect not give away prorogue snuff refuse to pay put on back burner mothball mute heap shower oppress shroud forbear refrain put out garrote garrotte handicap continue keep yourself hold out on dummy up deduct keep under one's hat stop yourself hold on to hold out keep to oneself refuse to give fail to disclose spike clam up abstain stop oneself leash bit harness hang remit debar bind constrict shrink send up cool down inclose hang up keep within limits come down on put a ceiling on modify shorten narrow specify delimitate cut down on prelimit qualify ration define demarcate demark clip someone's wings contract chain tether gaol jail impound imprison deter guide direct hogtie respite put a brake on tie down bring under control have on a tight leash lock up pull back crack down kettle fence in sweep something under the rug keep in the dark pen in close in gloss over hurdle compass ring box in encompass rail in keep quiet gird sweep under the carpet sweep something under the carpet censor corral mew up hedge in pen up sweep under the rug put aside put back put off hold over take offline put on the back burner table plug seal caulk close up fill close out block out fill up stymie close off intercept choke up pack shut off block off thwart shut out bung stonewall stopper choke off

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To refrain from saying or doing something
refrain desist abstain forgo forbear keep resist restrain withhold abjure eschew forswear check forsake inhibit quit discontinue stop oneself give up steer clear avoid stop cease kick shun break off leave off curb jack in renounce drop abandon do without dispense with belay halt give over decline relinquish have done with refrain from pass fight shy of steer clear of resist the temptation to lay off not do swear off evade pack in sit out give a wide berth to pass up keep from take the cure refuse forego suspend withhold from escape restrain yourself bridle sacrifice decline to omit restrain oneself abstain from go easy go without end starve cut out fast constrain fence-sit conclude sit on one's hands stay neutral give the go by not take sides surcease resign yield pause knock off pack up call a stop to call a halt to finish reject leave alone not touch arrest interrupt have nothing to do with avoid doing be temperate take the pledge go on the wagon desist from repudiate abdicate disavow spurn keep off surrender skip dodge break shirk can deny get around abnegate let up shake deny yourself forbear from give something a miss sit on the fence turn aside from waive cede endure dispense concede dead-end expire close die go lapse terminate elapse break up determine keep away from manage without unsay foreswear retract withdraw recant disallow renege repeal kick the habit restrain oneself from quit cold lay off of prevent oneself from prevent yourself from not give in to cease to indulge in stop oneself from kick over call it quits wink out shut off cut off wind up elude wash one's hands of turn one's back on cast aside pass by part with pass on leave out say goodbye to disclaim disdain duck gainsay shy disaffirm finesse scape renege on stay clear of turn your back on let well enough alone weasel out of have no truck with shy away from shuffle out of keep clear of avert prevent stay away stay away from sidestep circumvent shrink from preclude bypass shake off restrain from withstand skip out on skirt shy from fend off get out of ward off break the habit of help neutralise hold off hinder interfere with head off stave off negate make up for nullify obviate neutralize block impede counterbalance prohibit counteract anticipate want be in want deny oneself be in need need lack not have lack for something be deprived of go hungry go short suffer deprivation be without fall short be deprived

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To preserve (something) by not expending or using it
save preserve conserve store keep reserve maintain retain stash stow sustain bottle secure keep back put aside put away set aside regulate stash away hold withhold hoard stockpile store up put by hang on to possess husband squirrel keep in reserve contain hold on to lay aside keep hold of hold fast to keep possession of squirrel away cling to earmark allocate dedicate devote consecrate stow away set by salt away put to one side uphold give up to lay up keep out scrimp skimp have own perpetuate economize on use sparingly mothball be frugal with sock away use economically keep intact be careful with manage thriftily save for a rainy day budget go easy on control command cherish detain enjoy grasp grip nurture continue with hold fast keep up keep possession cleave to continue to have clutch on to accumulate amass garner collect cache shelve conceal file hide repress heap stifle pile up save up retain possession of keep for oneself hold in lay down hang onto hold onto set something by keep to yourself not part with retain in one's possession lay by treasure lay away gather lay in deposit heap up set apart stock up on stock bank put down stock up pack load stock up with allot place put in storage round up build up give over to bury appropriate put cumulate tuck archive hive plant warehouse park put in store lock up lock away put into storage tidy away tot up draw together scare up put aside for a rainy day rack up pick up put by for a rainy day run up buy up put away for a rainy day scrape together load up on squirrel something away safeguard defer tuck something away spare economize harvest glean pigeonhole hide away buffer keep on hand build up stocks economise put aside for rainy day tuck away jam bundle stuff cram secrete leave behind assemble wedge ensconce shove acquire muster pack like sardines top off stack up label designate tag clean up cover ditch duck screen put in the hole assign hutch reposit pack up mark flag put up pack away identify hypothecate roll up allocate to name tab allot to slot get in supplies of tidy up save for rainy day pledge to commit to devote to mark down isolate separate keep apart keep on one side sequester mark out

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Be very economical or mean about spending or providing something
stint limit begrudge economise economize restrict save scrimp skimp on withhold be mean scrimp on be economical with be sparing with confine define economize on grudge hold back on penny-pinch pinch pinch pennies restrain scrape skimp spare squirrel stash be frugal with be mean with be mingy be parsimonious with be sparing be mingy with be stingy be stingy with be tight-fisted with be tight with cut corners roll back sock away tighten belt be frugal be parsimonious go easy on make ends meet save for rainy day spoil the ship for a ha'porth of tar scant ration husband nurse stint on tighten your belt conserve cut back be economical tighten one's belt budget cut expenditure make cutbacks be thrifty be more economical scrimp and scrape rake and scrape retrench curtail scrimp and save make economies cut costs reduce wastage be prudent draw in your horns run a tight ship pinch the pennies stretch a dollar cut down be cheap scamp screw slight cut back on reduce trim struggle save money use sparingly use economically be careful with manage thriftily cut down on save for a rainy day be tight be tight-fisted be close draw in one's horns cut one's coat according to one's cloth make cuts use less decrease wastage shepherd buy cheaply manage shave buy more cheaply count the pennies watch the pennies keep within means run tight ship watch your pennies count your pennies pay one's way rein in be on a shoestring meet a budget husband your resources be careful pinch your pennies get along get by cut it close cut it fine husband one's resources watch one's pennies pull in your horns go easy look after the pence

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To take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to
back down backtrack concede renege submit surrender yield abandon accede acquiesce admit back off back out backpedal baulk balk cancel climb down concede defeat cop out demur fink out give in recant recoil reconsider resign retreat withdraw accept defeat admit defeat back pedal beg off bow out cave in chicken out give ground give up go back on pull back pull out take back wimp out eat humble pie admit you were wrong have no fight left withdraw from agreement or statement capitulate throw in the towel give way succumb retract defer raise the white flag throw in the sponge knuckle under show the white flag relent do an about-turn do a U-turn eat your words quit bow fall budge lay down your arms cede repudiate fold do an about-face welsh unsay recall forswear renege on blink make concessions reverse row back about-face buckle under change your mind renounce abjure disavow revoke weasel out repeal rescind disclaim fall victim relinquish abnegate foreswear be overcome eat crow wave the white flag give up the struggle eat one's words agree worm out wiggle out shy from get cold feet stop call off crumble flip-flop retrocede be beaten be overwhelmed lay down one's arms lay down arms do a volte-face cry uncle go back toss it in sing a different song go under change one's mind have second thoughts change put up white flag pack it in double back withcall rethink concur drop out scratch avoid assent approve lose your nerve wuss out have no stomach for bottle it funk out blow it off disown deny be overcome by be conquered by be overwhelmed by indulge apologise dial back think better of hand over have change of heart back out of change one's tune fall back abrogate shift one's ground go into reverse roll over do a U-turn on let go bend change opinion go down countermand lay down decide against deliver recede apologize buckle draw back come to terms turn back annul forget it backtrack on resign yourself do an about-turn on comply give yourself up call it a day bottle out give turn yellow think better of something repossess reclaim bow to something bow to someone give away the store crap out pike on accept throw in your hand fall in line be defeated admit that one is wrong retract one's words give oneself over fold up be conquered suffer defeat cry quits break turn over abdicate turn in call it quits kowtow be submissive hoist the white flag bend the knee say uncle resign oneself humble oneself surrender to cave turn the tables amend set aside cop-out back-pedal on alter nullify contradict apostatize call back void worm out of forsake go back on one's word proffer leave off drop lose hand in despair bail out desist cut out tender cease waive present collapse swallow one's words swallow retire move backward back away regress back go backward move backwards turn tail back up drive back drive backwards move back change your decision change one's attitude change one's plans retreat from withdraw from default on cry off pull out of fail to honour fall to pieces be overthrown by lie down pass into enemy hands be destroyed by fall victim to be defeated by be a casualty to lose one's position to be smitten by be taken by be overthrown pass into the hands of eat dirt be vanquished by be beaten by nig eliminate reel in retrograde exclude take in rule out row back on suspend chicken out of get cold feet about give oneself up entrust consign leave knuckle forego play dead go along with renig

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To reduce in extent or quantity
curtail dock shorten reduce cut cut back decrease diminish lessen retrench truncate shrink abbreviate abridge chop curb cut down cut short elide limit lop pare down restrict syncopate trim clip contract control cramp crop downsize halt inhibit minify restrain slash slim down tighten up break off rein in boil down rein back roll back get to meat put a limit on put a restriction on put in nutshell put the brakes on lower check economise economize mark off mark down prune abate minimize ease pare condense minimise moderate drop dwindle de-escalate downscale lighten weaken quell summarize abstract snip synopsize taper precis attenuate depreciate depress temper compress epitomize summarise scale down deplete ebb decrement mitigate wind down digest dent epitomise edit alleviate tone down make cutbacks in knock down put in a nutshell tail off cut off encapsulate wane soften bring down decline shear narrow remove telescope devaluate précis shave blue pencil blunt sink erode abort subside cut back on dilute impair peter out whittle down axe constrict detach drop off ax modify make less dial down take the edge off lop off ease off step down deaden terminate stop salami-slice degrade dampen allay end dull slacken relax assuage wear away wear down tighten bob shrivel top pollard eliminate let up fall off capsulize capsule mow taper off chop off stop short hack off take off whittle away phase down make reductions in slump fade settle waste dry up slow down sever outline cheapen wither palliate evaporate discount discontinue summate make smaller leave unfinished run low die down narrow down suspend damp finish sum downgrade nip poll inventory couch cushion stifle mollify devalue sum up mute make shorter undervalue detruncate subdue hew excise take down trim back trim down round down amputate recede skive run down deflate deduct freeze take the bite out take the sting out turn down write down constringe damp down scrimp write off ratchet down cut shorter become smaller stop dead call a halt phase out grow smaller fall away bring to an end put a stop to grow less drain quiet decay droop degenerate rebate ration concentrate minimalize muffle tame hack scale something down undermine sap sketch soothe calm down deteriorate crumble lose edge slack off tail away consolidate conflate slice disempower shelve adjust remit get shorter excerpt take up fall saw relent recap expurgate bowdlerize commute plummet plunge cut down on make fewer recapitulate give an abstract of give a summary of turn up take out cut out break retrench on reprise brief give a precis of give a digest of give a synopsis of give an outline of do away with get rid of bowdlerise decapitate skim cut something short put down reduce greatly shape neaten demote get to the meat make weaker cut to the bone peter die out become less die away slacken off keep down keep to a minimum keep at a minimum tidy up even up ream reduce punishment make a long story short swing shift play stress accent cut in price lower in price delete confine omit cream cause to fall ease up on bring to a premature end undersell lower the price of make cheaper put on sale make a résumé of wrap up make a outline of rationalize offer at a giveaway price reduce the price of subtract render worthless shave off file off scrape off bring to an untimely end rationalise disgrade demerit drive down separate budget cut tune down roll down scale back trim away collapse compact squeeze smother suppress cleave relieve still take in lose ground get smaller tranquilize barber calm cool abscise dissever dismember remove surgically disconnect part placate fleece tranquillize tonsure disengage shear off hew off saw off slice off put the lid on make less intense put a damper on put damper on soft-pedal interrupt cut away quit cut into a bob postpone stop cold break short stop in full flow extenuate amortise cast down qualify amortize

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To avoid proceeding through reluctance
hang back hesitate dither vacillate waver demur teeter wabble falter halt scruple stagger wobble hover lag linger pause procrastinate straggle shilly-shally hang fire hold off shrink back shy away stay back drag your feet drag your heels stay in the background be reluctant to come forward stall stumble stop play for time take your time delay fluctuate haver swither oscillate dawdle equivocate temporize dally wait hedge alternate shillyshally tergiversate dillydally seesaw pussyfoot defer deliberate be doubtful ponder be unsure be uncertain temporise dilly-dally hang be hesitant hem and haw mammer think about baulk debate be reluctant boggle doubt be unwilling weigh think twice balk pull back sit on fence be indecisive flounder hum and haw be abandoned come to a stop break off hamper curb bar freeze balance belay stand still block dead-end call it a day catch wiggle-waggle come to an end still pass conclude desist from knock off lapse staunch expire come to a standstill terminate impede put an end to come to a halt discontinue cut out close nip in the bud immobilize come to a close be broken off be suspended break pack in bring to a stop close down leave off stay cease blow the whistle on quit hold at bay wink out die hobble arrest whiffle bring to an end hold up put a sock in elapse lay off interrupt finish suspend put a cork in check stem the flow frustrate cut off immobilise bring to a standstill bring to standstill drop pull the plug on come to rest break up shut off bring up draw to a stand cut short let up can limp pull up give over end wind up put a stop to be over fetch up determine put the kibosh on pack up go draw to a close obstruct draw up stem

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State that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of
deny contradict gainsay repudiate negate oppose refute disprove negative rebut backpedal challenge contest debunk disaffirm discredit explode nullify retract controvert counter declare untrue disallow disavow disclaim disconfirm disown dissent from invalidate quash rebuff reject confute disagree with take back ban begrudge block contravene curb disacknowledge disagree disbelieve doubt exclude forbid forgo prevent recant restrain revoke sacrifice shoot down spurn taboo withsay call on enjoin from keep back not buy shoot down in flames shoot full of holes say no to take exception to turn thumbs down stand in the way dispute belie call into question give the lie to question confound impugn show to be false resist cross argue break drive a coach and horses through falsify oppugn fight blow out of the water expose prove false traverse prove to be false debate query fly in the face of blow sky-high prove wrong combat take issue with demolish make a nonsense of knock the bottom out of withstand object to be at odds with blow sky high buck reverse assail overturn confront overthrow contend run counter to impeach argue against tear down call in question protest against take a stand against counteract hinder thwart obstruct brush aside check repel cancel conflict with argue with parry crush defeat take on squelch defy attack cancel out silence undermine answer go against discount address bust show up fight against declare to be untrue disapprove of battle stand up to argue about blow up quibble over face down put down set aside give thumbs down to dismiss renounce forswear annul prove unsound frustrate naysay impune deceive impede balk duel vanquish subvert puncture clash with baulk weaken bring to naught knocks props out from under shut up be inconsistent with discuss ridicule dare withspeak differ be at variance with deflate discard examine moot throw out knock props out poke holes in find unfounded shoot holes in knock bottom out of put under suspicion pooh-pooh raise doubts about poke full of holes shake one's faith in cast doubt on altercate canvass bandy counterclaim destroy thumbs down say the opposite of canvas wrangle prove impossible put paid to pick holes in pettifog refuse to accept cut down to size call in contend over have bone to pick denounce defend against plead against retaliate against pick a bone dissent against pick an argument with prove to be wrong hammer away at argue the pros and cons of show to be wrong bandy words concerning quibble about wonder about put up argument differ with have an argument about agitate against convict evert top abnegate burn demur against demur about enquire come to blows with be a dissenter from rebel against test face off tackle feud with call out inquire litigate rally against remonstrate throw down accost investigate interrogate rival defend oneself against be against zap smear blast slam traduce knock zing criticize tar trash burn down dispose of reply to bar counterattack face dislike be anti criticise contend with be hostile to take struggle against mistrust gainstay turn the tables dissent speak against frown at put up a fight against neutralize set your face against stand up and be counted against protest be in defiance of assault not countenance search out disapprove neutralise speak out against take issue bombard strive against quarrel with take a stand withstay encounter be in opposition to taunt run down come down on swipe at skin alive cast doubt upon throw doubt on cast aspersions upon stick it to cut to shreds throw the book at pin on thumb nose at suspect distrust scorn unbelieve not swallow scoff at be incredulous of be unconvinced about not believe give no credence to not accept be suspicious of

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To show an unwillingness to accept, do, engage in, or agree to
refuse decline reject spurn repudiate scorn rebuff disapprove disdain dismiss negate negative nix reprobate snub pass repel repulse shun withdraw demur deselect desist ignore protest turn down pass up throw out knock back say no balk at baulk at brush off dispense with say no to turn away demur at hold off hold out protest at set aside throw over turn from give thumbs down to turn deaf ear to turn one's back on jib at send off draw the line at not buy refuse to receive not care for not budge on send one's regrets shake one's head renounce deny abjure abandon give up avoid disregard forgo cold-shoulder relinquish disown disallow abdicate resist give someone the brush-off forswear neglect cut surrender snout stiff-arm waive yield refrain from freeze out put down rebut give someone the go-by give the brush give the cold shoulder forsake disavow stave off retract beat off renege recant fend off abstain from disclaim put off cut dead look right through brush aside ward off tell someone where to get off cede steer clear of sacrifice eschew slight abnegate keep at bay drop pass on pass by keep at arm's length opt out shy from hand over not accept delay sneer at ostracize cast aside discourage cast off ostracise veto wash one's hands of turn your back on withgo miss forbear fight off deter check keep away rebuke parry oppose drive back put aside discard turn your nose up at keep at a distance do without kick push back keep off desert turn over desist from withhold from opt out of revoke send away sign away disinherit cut off give something a miss leave not hear of turn back send packing disacknowledge give the bum's rush have nothing to do with send to Coventry give the thumbs down to turn back on wash hands of give a wide berth to decide against avert deflect withhold sniff at turn aside hold at bay obstruct evade discount deny oneself let pass overlook skip stall filibuster not heed reluct miss out on let go by blank contemn jilt turn up one's nose look past act cool make unwelcome forego give a pain give the cold shoulder to give somebody the cold shoulder refuse admittance to give somebody the run-around shirk disgorge fail to take advantage of pass something up not take advantage of turn nose up at sneeze at scoff at treat with contempt look down on hold in contempt contradict vacate quitclaim stonewall step down from withdraw from bag it deliver up bail out step aside from gainsay resign refute disaffirm disconfirm refuse to take advantage of defer remit postpone look down one's nose at weasel out of go back on word renig welsh drop out impugn worm out of stay allow remove grant shelve table suspend prorogue reserve reverse rescind contravene bilk ditch give the thumbs down give the red light ban concede disprofess blacklist embargo fight dishonor rat turn default tergiversate banish flush oust dishonour cast defect apostatize tergiverse shed lay aside dump hold up bar stay clear of refuse to acknowledge divorce oneself from refuse to accept beat back force back confront drive away foil unsay foreswear repeal black blackball body-swerve stay shy of fight shy of keep away from not touch have no part in shrink from give a wide berth shy away from stand aloof from look right through someone keep your distance from shake off keep clear of have no part of recoil from give the runaround turn away from leave alone palm off have no more truck with wash your hands of be against break with have nothing more to do with fly in the face of frustrate debar thrust back prevent duel dispute cool stand off traverse refrain abstain proscribe interdict prohibit outlaw put to flight see off drive off stay away from impose sanctions hold aloof from withhold patronage exclude place an embargo on ice out shut out strike boycott refuse to take part in knock down force off chase away give cold shoulder to stand up against reprove chide cross tell off lash out at put in one's place

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To remove completely, leaving no trace
black out cancel erase obliterate expunge efface eradicate abolish exterminate extirpate annihilate liquidate delete extinguish quash squash suppress squelch cover conceal stifle batten darken eclipse obfuscate shade smother wipe out rub out blot out stamp out snuff out root out clean up sweep away cross out cover up cut off keel over make dark pass out remove kill destroy eliminate excise strike out take out blue-pencil cut raze annul decimate abate scrub blank out demolish waste nullify do away with negate dele withdraw get rid of disannul edit undo score out scratch out zap ink out X-out blue pencil put a line through rescind repeal total invalidate revoke abrogate void terminate countermand retract drop scrap repudiate null do in cut out put an end to edit out elide strike down roll back block out finish off wreck devastate smash desolate dissolve dispatch reverse axe bowdlerize trash vacate avoid slaughter censor nix ax trim massacre wipe from the face of the earth scratch knock off declare null and void purge bleep cancel out wipe off the map wipe off the face of the earth set aside x out shoot down stroke out strike bowdlerise off white out launder render invalid ruin shatter pulverize wrack nuke vaporize cream overturn blow away overthrow discard expurgate pull down tear down pulverise vaporise vitiate overrule unpublish redact finish recall override disallow crush render null and void exsect slay sterilise make void sanitise give something the chop discharge exclude exscind wash out put paid to weed out remove all traces of torpedo call off take back decontaminate gut sterilize X out sanitize scissor out Tippex out put the lid on omit uproot overwhelm benothing beat abnegate reject stamp across put down put a stop to forget amputate cut up lop off cross through slash wipe dispose of knock out sink obscure wipe off face of earth blow to bits blow sky-high defeat KO ravage destroy root and branch level take apart mark out rub off put out of your mind smooth away fade erode cover over rub away wear away deny disclaim declare invalid black dismantle call cry off abandon backpedal back out of disown obviate abort renounce recant dismiss lift abjure call back counterorder renege cast aside forswear dust veto score rub snip rule out pass up clean bottle up cork up rule against shut down hush up watergate put damper on wipe off bump off execute take the life of send to the gas chambers give someone the works stiff ethnically cleanse ice murder polish off whack send to kingdom come assassinate put to death put to the sword terminate with extreme prejudice cut down blow someone's brains out scrag top do to death mow down butcher croak smoke end the life of blank blot scrape off examine inspect oversee prevent publication bleach revile blacklist make changes to criticise restrain amend refuse transmission red-pencil gag repress purify review narrow make acceptable supervise communications restrict make cuts in criticize withhold delete parts of cork drop the iron curtain abridge control end ditch junk stop shed jettison throw out discontinue subvert dispense with chop dump deracinate inhibit supersede disestablish prohibit put kibosh on close down bring to an end knock something on the head put the kibosh on quell give up subdue suspend overcome neutralize break off check neutralise cease quench interrupt thwart frustrate wind up curb crack down on nip in the bud pull the plug on banish quit upset break conclude halt pack in call a halt to conquer silence close undermine break up take away put out expire waive clobber phase out rout leave off belay snuff clamp down on slap down scotch disaffirm impair die backtrack on bring to a halt go ignore overpower get shot of offset can vanquish desist elapse lapse pass determine dead-end bring down let up wink out wind down wrap up pack up lay off close out do for bring to naught disrupt cripple spoil hamper hinder mar renig foil counteract refrain from prevent stymie postpone part renege on intermit harm forget about counterbalance get shut of topple disregard blow go back on obstruct turf mess up sabotage complete weasel out adjourn disunite relinquish countercheck redress prorogue subjugate screw up muck up disconnect queer take off leave out get shoot knock down crack down desist from shut off give over wrap ultimate pull the plug round off round out chuck in cut to pieces put away run out cut short bring to a close sit on call it quits bin declare take stamp something out retreat weaken back-pedal on rid strip clear disobey dishonour reduce drastically kayo shelve scrunch squish disband go against unfit circumduct disqualify get off the hook backwater dishonor deaden cast out drive out cause the death of make away with expel refuse to fulfil snow under do a U-turn on remit wangle out render meaningless opt out stand down throw over back out worm out put to sleep bring to a conclusion prorogate come to an end recess bring to an untimely end clamp down put an stop to bring to screeching halt countervail rebut retire refute redline crawl out of knock on the head pull back draw back split up disorganize loose unmake collapse destruct sever counterpoise compensate limit nig confine make null and void hit unload resolve damage alter make ineffective forgo forget it fade out resolve into render void change sunder overset clear away oust contravene ding blackball impugn traverse stonewall cross oppose belie disprove douse down prostrate scupper settle attack depose pass over murk wax brush aside crown consummate call all bets off cow render inert wipe slate clean go back on one's word put at risk break with turn thumbs down turn down fly in the face of master unseat hang behead decapitate chill do knife asphyxiate dust off garrote electrocute take a life garotte garrotte lynch guillotine cool strangle get done call it a day pack it in switch off sew up end up nip something in the bud wind something up top off incapacitate dash triumph over arrest choke botch dethrone lick make a mess of render ineffective play havoc with put lid on bottle trample on dominate keep inside clamp hold in shush bury keep in trample spike stem drive underground hold down beat down abstain from shake off do without give something a miss render needless disable threaten foul up supplant trounce displace block skin crimp have impoverish throw a monkey wrench in the works of craze unbuild balls up injure blow a hole in overreach outmaneuver rain on someone's parade outmanoeuvre outfox work against throw a spanner in the works of cramp outsmart make waves louse up blow out dampen bollix defenestrate upend tip bring to ruin knock over remove from power bring about the downfall of tumble bring low overrun remove from office interfere with break down turn out detect stub out damp down intrude on kick pause lay off of depart surcease disjoin dissever intervene separate interpose discount demise decease exit flatline perish fall succumb bag it blow off bar except debar avert forfend proscribe preclude forestall forbid wane ban deter bate stave off count out ward off not consider shut out freeze out close one's doors to kick in conk out pass on kick off peg out pass away step out pop off check out

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