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Does it hold back the lash from the slave, or sweeten his bitter bread?

It ain't no use fer you to hold back; we've got a ladder, and by Jiminy!

But when it came I would not hold back for my shipmates' sake.

He smiled, pretending to hold back much laughter, and Mary smiled too.

He leads her straight into the woes: will she follow, will she hold back?

She had much ado to hold back most unqueenly tears of disappointment.

The people that should have been ready to welcome them, hold back.

If others were cowardly enough to hold back, he would go alone.

There's the ground, and there's the precious metals it's a-tryin' to hold back on us.

Please don't think I'm not wantin' to trust you, because I hold back.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.