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curbs

verb
present tense third-person singular of curb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression)
  • try to curb your curiosity when it comes to your neighbors' business

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curbs

noun
plural of curb

Synonyms & Antonyms of curbs (Entry 2 of 2)

something that limits one's freedom of action or choice
  • these international regulations act as a curb on the plundering of a nation's archaeological treasures

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“Curbs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/curbs. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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