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To restrain or to keep in check
control compose contain cool regulate restrain restrict check constrain curb repress subdue bridle limit quell calm master re-collect settle suppress adjust cap moderate monitor collect inhibit keep measure pull in tame corner inspect lull quiet rally recover smother soothe still tranquillize tranquilize damp down keep a tight rein on keep in check keep the lid on hold back hold in impose limits on keep in line put the brakes on rein in set limits on simmer down stifle govern bite back fight back withhold keep under control arrest swallow hold nip in the bud choke back keep back rein back impede tone down retard squelch muffle rule rein hinder slow down hold down stem the flow of button up gulp back keep control of keep on a string overcome muzzle strangle choke something back discipline trammel freeze peg deter curtail gag entrammel fetter quash keep something in check squash put a limit on crush hide silence box in cut back conceal lick keep within bounds cool down cool off soften mellow damp lessen diminish keep tight rein on tie up cork up bottle something up shut in keep in keep lid on snuff out crack down on bring to screeching halt put down clamp down on slap down quieten down hold in check get under control stop halt bar delay thwart obstruct stem stall stay foil frustrate hamper hold up pause prevent neutralize block catch reduce terminate interrupt cut short bottleneck staunch counteract repulse discourage bottle up choke rebuff circumvent neutralise brake checkmate draw up slacken pace pull up fetch up put a brake on interfere with stand in the way of bring to a standstill play for time put a spoke in someone's wheel handicap cramp stymie encumber slow hamstring baulk shackle balk hobble clog confine handcuff hog-tie manacle embarrass short-circuit discontinue forestall put a stop to prohibit cumber cease cut off suspend hang up oppose stave off put an end to interdict resist head off quit intercept end debar bring up avoid avert cork ward off baffle detain dam bork stonewall shut out cripple tie straiten break off shut off fend off get in the way of shut down get in the way hold off preclude throw a spanner in the works of forbid set back derail obviate delimit temper disrupt put off constrict sink drop submerge postpone deaden pocket bind decrease throw a monkey wrench in the works of desist circumscribe forfend rule out finish mitigate lay off leave off bring to an end quench break ban forgo keep down can eschew forbear kill crimp refuse fix chain dampen slow up bog down let up decelerate outlaw desist from interfere jam defer shelve close cancel give up pacify hem in slacken divert counter overpower evade leash modulate tie down deny abstain close off put back entangle ward renounce knock off pack in turn aside kick keep at bay proscribe stanch stamp out steer clear of defeat cramp one's style defend against put a lid on abandon disturb occlude disallow inconvenience exclude dodge withstand congest stuff scupper extinguish enjoin quieten retardate stop up nullify shush stunt intermit allay escape pick off shun lock up clog up sidestep ease choke off bung up plug up abjure skirt weigh down put an stop to reject break up refrain from cut out come to a standstill give over pull the plug on put on ice call a halt to pack up do without soft-pedal keep off keep from abstain from forbear from conquer scrub sabotage determine imprison intern plug adjourn mute capture set affect influence mollify entrap barricade coop up impair bit direct jail gaol sandbag conclude box up abort fence deflect crab obscure duck mire guide hesitate falter ostracize blockade block up incommode screen bottle cover up loiter shorten abbreviate abridge discommode censor immobilize cut remit keep secret faze make illegal immobilise fill up fill close out belay bung lullaby refrain quelch suffocate burden jam up deprive becalm salve embargo hush bring under control disadvantage pass palliate save die ostracise taboo get the better of clot crack down waive be a hindrance to forswear dissolve pre-empt help bypass tie someone's hands qualify repel prorogue stopper mothball chill estop procrastinate defend cramp someone's style stand still assuage contravene shake place a limit on lay aside take down back off drown placate dispose forsake relax hold off on turn off lose speed cut down oppress call it quits call a halt gum up mark off stop oneself put half nelson on put on hold put on back burner put on the shelf protract come to a stop throw cold water on leave alone put a damper on hold over appease comfort balm saddle with drag one's feet come to a halt bite one's lip put the kibosh on withhold from push back prevent oneself from swear off restrain oneself from pour cold water on steer clear prevent yourself from count out not give in to stop oneself from make late fight off give a hard time put in cold storage ease up keep from happening anticipate straitjacket manage ruin hang on hold the fort resist attack fight sidetrack brace net enmesh ensnare cushion relieve come down hard on snag hold something in demarcate act against cross indispose dissuade destroy gulp scotch tether bound left out keep feeling inside oneself enclose trap bring to naught collar circumnavigate veto debilitate incarcerate overload boycott blacklist dissuade from discomfit rattle disconcert spoil prolong park garrote garrotte gain control over gain mastery over prevent from making progress inc charge bother lock in fence in necessitate close in immure concuss shotgun tie one's hands stave retain specify demark prescribe seal caulk elude put on brakes keep a rein on slam on the brakes bring into line disqualify define delimitate girdle not allow to go beyond keep within the limits of sideline criminalize louse up set a limit on say goodbye to cut into break into block out close up foul up screw up lag abate drag feet hold captive clip someone's wings get bogged down put the brakes on take out of play snuff make difficult put at a disadvantage bring an end to put straitjacket on throw monkey wrench in put out hush up heap shower shroud blackball except eliminate choke up pack throw a spanner in the works throw a spoke in the wheel of put a ceiling on reef embog arrive buck lay down the law to someone nix spike put out of commission place at a disadvantage give disadvantage take out dawdle down loaf bog flag poke resolve reconcile solace make up console tune down keep hold of tamper throttle sever keep within limits block off confuse obturate complicate hold the line declare taboo criminalise trouble conflict override exile draw the line on mince check oneself turn down make it impossible for make impossible make it impracticable for give the thumbs down to declare illegal put the chill on give the red light to say no harness refuse to pay dam up gibbet gunge up wring shut out of noose squeeze freeze out silt up temperate back-water keep waiting lose steam wind down anchor it tongue-tie ice pigeonhole dispense with make impracticable miss stay away from make up for deny yourself shake off break the habit of skip out on get around shrink from shirk stay away get out of restrain from counterbalance skip shy from negate reschedule table hit the brakes let down flaps impound hogtie get there draw to a halt haul up reach a standstill bulwark guard disband prorogate recess monkey with stand reply beat off defend yourself retaliate put up a fight riposte let enfetter enchain gyve pinion call off axe erode elide undermine dock truncate syncopate decide fight shy of resist the temptation to take the pledge give a wide berth to go on the wagon avoid doing sit out be temperate pass up not touch have nothing to do with not do take the cure jack in bring to a close bring to a halt put aside parry alleviate pin down pull back sit on put away dummy up dry up shut up disadvise scare meet halfway cool out play down rescind scrap call bring repeal revoke recall clip chain up clap secure cuff take a breather from put on a back burner sway lay on the table take a rain check on inactivate put on the back burner hang fire omit put in abeyance file pink-slip keep in abeyance lay over hold in abeyance cover fend cheat damage weaken compromise condition dictate form have on a tight leash shape mould stop dead break short leave unfinished stop cold stop short stop in full flow internalize stroke reassure fall scratch cry off ax internalise modify touch alter underlie put in irons clap in irons stand off peter out not move safeguard against secure against protect against shield against seize talk out of predispose mold incline work on shepherd directionalize act on rock to sleep take the sting out take it easy chill out settle down quiet down ease off take the edge lay back stand up for guard against skirt round defend oneself against keep at arm's length take impact on exert influence on put in chains expropriate grab snatch commandeer have an effect on be a factor in act like a wet blanket stop midstream mark down retrench lower economize economise contract slash infringe encroach on have an impact on attack ambush challenge gentle humble knock it off cow appropriate interlope confront shortstop accost interpose hijack tackle waylay buttonhole reclaim bust keep under wraps keep inside black out clamp down come down on take severe measures against take stern measures against tighten up on get tough pounce on take on get tough on come down on like a ton of bricks come down heavily on water down get a grip on swoop down on cut in take away forego make off with quit cold cease to indulge in go without lay off of kick the habit kick over head off at pass elapse lapse expire go waver dither stagger vacillate wabble teeter balance wobble scruple limp stumble whiffle wind up dead-end wink out come to an end bring to a stop be over call it a day close down be suspended put a sock in draw to a close be abandoned come to a close blow the whistle on hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill be broken off shilly-shally wiggle-waggle draw to a stand hang back come to rest


To keep secret or cover the truth of
camouflage dissemble obscure suppress cloak disguise dissimulate downplay falsify minimise minimize misrepresent varnish veil veneer whitewash airbrush bluff extenuate feign mask masquerade screen secrete simulate sugarcoat affect conceal fake hide sham keep secret keep quiet about cover up dress up hush up keep dark be dishonest about de-emphasize draw a veil over put on an act put up a front put up a smoke screen soft-pedal put on a false front put on a front sweep something under the carpet sweep something under the rug cover pretend counterfeit act pose palliate posture varnish over gloss over deceive lie make out paper over let on hide one's feelings be dishonest sweep under the carpet sweep under the rug pull a veil over paper over something beard make a pretense present a false face present a false front make a show make-believe make believe go through the motions assume profess mislead stonewall shroud doublespeak pussyfoot put on pass for play-act pass off as shuck and jive four-flush make like double-talk play possum imitate fabricate put it on give the appearance of make a pretence of kid play impersonate playact claim make a show of go through the motions of purport front malinger reproduce mimic cheat ape allege forge adopt copy invent devise contrive dupe delude sucker phony concoct pirate do phoney play at put on airs make as if fake it phony up do a bit knock off act out act like do like make out like hoax act as if mock pull strike posture as seem to be aspire to lay it on thick profess to have pretend to have take on pretend to be do a number put up a front of swing the lead replicate spoof mint stat mimeo defraud Xerox coin clone ditto carbon imagine scheme orchestrate construct manufacture design circulate bad money go like make money suppose stage represent portray aspire jive fool fish jazz fudge cozen hoodwink beguile make up mess be hypocritical pass off lay claim claim falsely fake out be deceitful assume the role pass yourself off as resemble mirror borrow equivocate lift parrot feature prevaricate suggest create exaggerate steal favour crib favor fence give appearance of put on act make show of put on a false display do a take-off take off conjure up mock up

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