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The first precious boxloads of the frozen elixir arrived in December, bearing great promise for curtailing the pandemic that has paralyzed the region and the world.
CONFUSION AND CHAOS: INSIDE THE VACCINE ROLLOUT IN D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIAJULIE ZAUZMER, GREGORY S. SCHNEIDER, ERIN COXFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Senior House Democrats on Monday night proposed sending $1,400 stimulus payments to Americans with up to $75,000 in annual income, rejecting an earlier plan under consideration to sharply curtail the benefits.
HOUSE DEMOCRATS REJECT PLAN TO SHARPLY CURTAIL $1,400 STIMULUS PAYMENTS IN CORONAVIRUS RELIEF PACKAGEJEFF STEIN, ERICA WERNERFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As the exhibition argues for conservation of resources and curtailing the rampant consumption destroying the planet, it does so in the vernacular of excess.
BALTIMORE EXHIBITION OF OUTSIDER ART CELEBRATES NATURE’S ‘EXCESS’ WITH A WAKE-UP CALL ABOUT POLLUTIONKELSEY ABLESFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Moreover, efforts to curtail no-excuse early voting have nothing to do with election security.
SHRINKING THE GOP, ONE STATE AT A TIMEJENNIFER RUBINFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The District approved hundreds of temporary outdoor dining permits last year that allowed businesses to take advantage of unused sidewalk space, alleys and parking lanes — generating a lifeline as indoor dining was shut down or drastically curtailed.
‘STREATERIES’ ARE THRIVING, BUT ONLY IN SOME PARTS OF D.C. NOW BOWSER WANTS TO EXPAND THEM.MICHAEL BRICE-SADDLER, FRITZ HAHNFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With the rescheduled Tokyo Games less than six months away, USA Swimming will curtail its Olympic trials event because of continued coronavirus risks, limiting the number of swimmers who can take part.
USA SWIMMING SHRINKS OLYMPIC TRIALS AS SAFETY PRECAUTIONRICK MAESEJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This comes in stark contrast to much of the rest of the consumer electronics space, in which economic uncertainty curtailed purchasing on non-essentials.
VIDEO GAME SPENDING INCREASED 27% IN 2020BRIAN HEATERJANUARY 15, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Lobbyists, activists and politicians have curtailed what in usually a sprawling wish-list of bills, in an effort to streamline how the legislature works.
MARYLAND LAWMAKERS RETURN TO ANNAPOLIS FOR START OF UNUSUAL 90-DAY SESSIONOVETTA WIGGINS, ERIN COXJANUARY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While the platforms have taken measures to curtail the rise of disinformation and extremism by adding warning labels to content and blocking violative words, it’s not enough to support the teams operating accounts on those sites, said Brown.
‘ALWAYS ON TRAUMA MACHINE’: SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGERS GRAPPLE WITH BURNOUT, LEAVING THE INDUSTRYKIMEKO MCCOYJANUARY 13, 2021DIGIDAY
Lloyd, 38, and Rapinoe, 35, skipped 2020 National Women’s Soccer League activities, which were severely curtailed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
AS USWNT GATHERS TO PREPARE FOR OLYMPICS, MEGAN RAPINOE AND CARLI LLOYD REJOIN SQUADSTEVEN GOFFJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO CURTAIL

  • abridge
  • confine
  • curtail
  • decrease
  • delete
  • diminish
  • eliminate
  • lessen
  • limit
  • omit
  • reduce
  • remove
  • save
  • shorten
  • slash
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