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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.
A 15-WEEK EXERCISE PLAN FOR KIDS AND FAMILIESKRISTA LANGLOISSEPTEMBER 12, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
The PU cast wheels measure 205 millimeters so you can feel confident going over curb cuts, bumps, and bits of debris.
THE BEST SCOOTERS FOR A SMOOTH COMMUTE OR CRUISEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
HOW YOUR HEART INFLUENCES WHAT YOU PERCEIVE AND FEARJORDANA CEPELEWICZJULY 6, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Trouv, the moving spirit of the Commission, had but one idea, to curb the growing democratic spirit of the Piedmontese.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
As Matt hurried out of the capitol building he found Clip at the curb, waiting for him.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Dutifully Lamb's goon turned and retraced his steps to the curb, holding his four-square hat carefully.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
He caught a down car and got out just as the first prowl car came sirening its way into the side street curb.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
I will set a curb upon my impatience afterwards, and go through my period of ah—probation without murmuring.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CURB

  • beat off
  • bottled up
  • checked
  • contained
  • controlled
  • curbed
  • fended off
  • held at bay
  • held back
  • kept at bay
  • opposed
  • put up fight
  • repelled
  • replied
  • repressed
  • repulsed
  • resisted
  • restrained
  • retaliated
  • staved off
  • warded off
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