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holding back

verb
present participle of hold back

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2 to refrain from openly showing or uttering
  • held back her tears until she was alone

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holding a candle to

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holding down

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“Holding back.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holding%20back. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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