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  Words related to inhibit

Related / Similar Words: suppress, stamp down, subdue, conquer, curb

 

Definition:
  • to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one''s desires";
  • limit the range or extent of; "Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs";

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    Hyponyms: wink, blink, blink away, stifle, dampen, choke off, choke down, choke back, hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up, burke, squelch, quell, quench, smother, strangle, muffle, repress

     

    Derivational Morphology: conqueror, vanquisher, conquest, conquering, subjection, subjugation, subduer, surmounter, overcomer, prohibition, inhibition, forbiddance, suppression, crushing, quelling, stifling, curtailment, suppressor, suppresser, inhibitor

     

     
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