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bridles

verb
present tense third-person singular of bridle

Synonyms & Antonyms of bridles

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

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“Bridles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bridles. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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