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synonyms for curtailing

  • decrease
  • deflation
  • recession
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • abbreviation
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • condensation
  • condensing
  • confinement
  • constriction
  • curtailment
  • diminution
  • dwindling
  • elision
  • evaporation
  • lessening
  • narrowing
  • omission
  • receding
  • reducing
  • shrinking
  • tightening
  • withdrawal
  • abbreviating
  • confining
  • cutting down
  • decreasing
  • deflating
  • diminishing
  • drawing together
  • evaporating
  • omitting
  • tensing
  • withdrawing
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antonyms for curtailing

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  • enlargement
  • increase
  • expansion
  • opening
  • amplification
  • dilation
  • extension
  • lengthening
  • spread
  • stretch
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How to use curtailing in a sentence

Mahmoud was bent on depriving them of their wealth and curtailing their privileges.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL 3 NO 3, MARCH 1863VARIOUS
There has been talk of curtailing your liberty to some extent.
THE YOUNG CONTINENTALS AT BUNKER HILLJOHN T. MCINTYRE
You don't know the first thing about curtailing your desires, and he means to teach you.
MRS. RED PEPPERGRACE S. RICHMOND
Pal, too, seemed much bewildered at the sudden curtailing of his playmate's liberty.
FOLLOWERS OF THE TRAILZOE MEYER
No further patching of the Constitution of the country, nor curtailing the independence of the Supreme Court.
LETTERS AND LITERARY MEMORIALS OF SAMUEL J. TILDEN, V. 1SAMUEL J. TILDEN
The object was to lessen expenses by curtailing the number of public institutions.
MONTREAL 1535-1914 UNDER THE FRENCH RGIMEWILLIAM HENRY ATHERTON
At both Hague Conferences all the powers were seemingly in favor of curtailing expenditures for armaments.
PRIZE ORATIONS OF THE INTERCOLLEGIATE PEACE ASSOCIATIONINTERCOLLEGIATE PEACE ASSOCIATION
Reducing forces for the sake of curtailing production and raising prices is what does the mischief.
ESSENTIALS OF ECONOMIC THEORYJOHN BATES CLARK
Lack of education and social and political stability necessitates the curtailing of woman's social privileges, for her own safety.
THE SYRIAN CHRISTABRAHAM MITRIE RIHBANY
The price was sometimes a hundred roubles for a single mouser, and by curtailing the supply the Manjours kept the market good.
OVERLAND THROUGH ASIA; PICTURES OF SIBERIAN, CHINESE, AND TARTAR LIFETHOMAS WALLACE KNOX
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WORDS RELATED TO CURTAILING

  • abbreviating
  • abbreviation
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • condensation
  • condensing
  • confinement
  • confining
  • constriction
  • curtailing
  • curtailment
  • cutting down
  • decrease
  • decreasing
  • deflating
  • deflation
  • diminishing
  • diminution
  • drawing together
  • dwindling
  • elision
  • evaporating
  • evaporation
  • lessening
  • narrowing
  • omission
  • omitting
  • receding
  • recession
  • reducing
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • shrinking
  • tensing
  • tightening
  • withdrawal
  • withdrawing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.