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Present participle for to curb or control the progress or movement of something
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“Hawkins! Bridle your tongue, and bridle your temper. You never see me indulging in such an outburst as this.”
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Present participle for to show or display anger, indignation or resentment
“Biographers may bridle at the damage to the reputations of their pet subjects.”
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Present participle for to impede the work or ability of, especially intending to cause failure
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Present participle for to regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
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Present participle for to feel a strong feeling of displeasure, hostility or antagonism towards someone or something
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Present participle for to place a harness on, such as a horse to a carriage
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Present participle for to keep away or abstain from
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Present participle for to take offense
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(of animals, especially horses) Present participle for to harness together to pull a vehicle
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The action of inhibiting a process
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“After quickly saddling and bridling Fleet, he grabbed the bay's reins and pulled the reluctant gelding outside into the pouring rain.”
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