Thesaurus / curb


In 2019, House Democrats wisely made political reform a top priority by writing and passing HR 1 — a package of election reform measures that included automatic voter registration and federal curbs on partisan gerrymandering.

America needs a democratic revolutionMatthew YglesiasSeptember 17, 2020Vox

Duce suggests going outside and incorporating whatever props you find—jumping on and off a curb, practicing push-ups against a rock, or doing dips from a bench.

The PU cast wheels measure 205 millimeters so you can feel confident going over curb cuts, bumps, and bits of debris.

They positioned my head on the edge of the curb and stomped on my face twice, breaking it wide open.

The Accidental Attempted MurderEugene RobinsonSeptember 2, 2020Ozy

Beginning in the 1930s, scientists found that systole dampens pain and curbs startle reflexes.

Without another word to the dazed trio, she rushed to the curb and commanded the boy to assist her into the saddle.

The Husbands of EdithGeorge Barr McCutcheon

The spirit needed to curb the flesh, literature needed to be cleansed.

They were stacked from the curb and even outside the curb, back against the back walls.

Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

I had all the trouble in the world to curb the ardor of King Hiram who dragged me along the shadowy labyrinth of corridors.

AtlantidaPierre Benoit

The second hansom was waiting and drew close up to the curb as the other drove off.


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