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inhibits

verb
present tense third-person singular of inhibit

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2 to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression)
  • laws designed to inhibit the powers of the intelligence organizations

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3 to steer (a person) from an activity or course of action
  • a fundamental sense of propriety should have inhibited you from making a drunken spectacle of yourself

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“Inhibits.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inhibits. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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