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nip the bud

see definition of nip the bud
  • as inprevent
  • as inblight
  • as innip in the bud
  • as incheck
  • as instave
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Synonyms for nip the bud

verb keep from happening or continuing

Antonyms for nip the bud

  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • assist
  • continue
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • help
  • let go
  • open
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • release
  • support
  • abet
  • heat
  • liberate
  • warm
  • cause