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Inhibit   /ɪnhˈɪbət/   Listen
Inhibit

verb
(past & past part. inhibited; pres. part. inhibiting)
1.
To put down by force or authority.  Synonyms: conquer, curb, stamp down, subdue, suppress.  "Stamp down on littering" , "Conquer one's desires"
2.
Limit the range or extent of.
3.
Limit, block, or decrease the action or function of.  "Inhibit the rate of a chemical reaction"
4.
Control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior.  Synonyms: bottle up, suppress.



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