bridle


bridle
bridle vb
1 check, curb, *restrain, inhibit
Analogous words: repress, *suppress: *govern, rule: control, direct, manage (see CONDUCT)
Antonyms: vent
Contrasted words: *express, utter, air, voice, ventilate
2 bristle, *strut, swagger
Analogous words: plume, preen, pique, *pride
Contrasted words: grovel, *wallow: cringe, cower (see FAWN): wince, flinch (see RECOIL)

New Dictionary of Synonyms. 2014.

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