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bridle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bridle

  1. to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression) <try to bridle your criticism next time so that it is helpful and not hurtful> Synonyms control, check, constrain, contain, curb, govern, hold, inhibit, keep, measure, pull in, regulate, rein (in), restrain, rule, tameRelated Words bottle (up), choke (back), hold back, mince, muffle, pocket, repress, sink, smother, squelch, stifle, strangle, suppress, swallow; arrest, interrupt, stop; block, hamper, handcuff, hinder, impede, obstruct; gag, muzzle, silenceNear Antonyms liberate, loose, loosen, unleash; air, express, take out, ventAntonyms lose




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