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Adjective
Provisional
Adjective
Maintaining
Adjective
That serves to suppress
Noun
The action of inhibiting a process
Noun
Abstinence from social activities
Noun
The action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody
Verb
Present participle for to create difficulty for the work or activity of
Verb
Present participle for to refrain from openly acting or speaking
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