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(idiomatic) Past tense for to stop something at an early stage
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“When you are tempted with a vain desire, always nip it in the bud, as soon as you feel the slumbering fire.”
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Past tense for to cause to come to an end
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Past tense for prevent the occurrence of
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Past tense for to decisively put an end to
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Past tense for to affect with blight
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