Antonyms for kept up

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She kept up a running accompaniment of small talk to the music.

The English and the French kept up a conversation with these sugar-plums.

He kept up this accelerated pace to the door of his private room.

She had kept up a correspondence with her father during his life.

Though ill and poor at this period, he kept up his self-confidence.

The thunder was not loud, but it kept up a continuous muttering and rumbling.

He kept up the habit which he had learned from a sailor friend.

No doubt there's a certain form to be kept up that it's for something else, but it's only a form.

Although Buel kept up his end of the conversation with Brant, his mind was not on it.

The old establishment, the old ways, have been kept up—nothing more.