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brakes

noun
plural of brake

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a thick patch of shrubbery, small trees, or underbrush
  • built a small shelter in the brake to watch for deer

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brakes

verb
present tense third-person singular of brake

Synonyms & Antonyms of brakes (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause to move or proceed at a less rapid pace
  • braked the car sharply when someone pulled out in front of us

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“Brakes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brakes. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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