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Adjective
Restraining
Adjective
Maintaining
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Leaving out
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That serves to suppress
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The action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication
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The act of forcefully dispossessing or depriving someone of something
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The act of estranging
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The refusal of something requested or desired
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The act of retaining or something retained
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The act of abstaining from something, such as drinking alcohol
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Unemotional, dispassionate, or moderate behaviour
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The action of excluding or leaving out someone or something
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Present participle for to refuse to give (something that is due to or is desired by another)
“It's gutsy for Shanley to withhold the emotional satisfaction of closure in a drama fueled by such a fraught subject.”
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Present participle for to keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner
“I try to withhold all curiosities and concentrate on maintaining my composure.”
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Present participle for to refuse or be unwilling to allow or grant
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Present participle for to postpone from being dealt with
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Present participle for to store or set aside for future use
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Present participle for to keep something secret
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Present participle for to set apart for a special use
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Present participle for stop oneself from doing something
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Present participle for to cause to feel less close or friendly
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Present participle for to apprehend or arrest someone
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(of an action or operation) Present participle for to bring to an end or prevent from continuing
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Present participle for to be very economical or mean about spending or providing something
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Present participle for to prevent or delay (from doing something)
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Present participle for outlaw, prohibit an action
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Present participle for to take one thing from another
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Present participle for steal, deprive
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Present participle for to remove or alter parts considered offensive or unseemly
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Present participle for to fail to include
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Present participle for to have the use or benefit of something
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