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synonyms for kibosh

  • check
  • curb
  • end
  • halt
  • veto
  • cancellation

antonyms for kibosh

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  • allowance
  • opening
  • permission
  • start
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Apple keeps tight control over app downloads by prohibiting “side-loading,” or downloading apps directly from websites, and it also puts the kibosh on third-party app stores.
HOW THE APPLE APP STORE RULING WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU USE YOUR PHONERACHEL LERMANSEPTEMBER 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Traditionally, the winners also give public talks in Boston the day after the awards ceremony, although the pandemic put a kibosh on that for the second year in a row.
SEX CAN RELIEVE NASAL CONGESTION, AND OTHER WORK HONORED BY 2021 IG NOBELSJENNIFER OUELLETTESEPTEMBER 9, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Studios put the kibosh on Lefcourt’s and Frankel’s original movie scripts in 1996 – Disney was even interested as one point – citing lack of commercial appeal.
QUEER FACTS ABOUT MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLMIKEY ROXJULY 7, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The Air Force has 62 of them, and had wanted to reduce that number to 45, but the most recent National Defense Authorization Act put the kibosh on that plan.
THIS YEAR’S SUPER BOWL FLYOVER WILL BE UNLIKE ANY OTHERROB VERGERFEBRUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The Swedish furniture retailer said on Monday that the 2021 catalog it published in October would be its last, putting the kibosh on a central marketing tool Ikea has used to great success for 70 years.
IKEA TO STOP PUBLISHING ITS ICONIC CATALOG AFTER 70 YEARSPHIL WAHBADECEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
Under any circumstances, said Shultz, this business seems to put the kibosh on our little plan.
THE NEW BOYS AT OAKDALEMORGAN SCOTT
It ought to be easy enough for the four of us to figure out some way to put the kibosh on him.
BASEBALL JOE, CAPTAIN OF THE TEAMLESTER CHADWICK
By steady steps our hero rose, to heights of usefulness and fame; he put the kibosh on his foes, and held the ace in every game.
UNCLE WALT [WALT MASON]WALT MASON
Kibosh thought awhile, and then, with his gentle smile, he again removed his chickle and placed it on the window-sill.
HOW DOTH THE SIMPLE SPELLING BEEOWEN WISTER
"Chickle is not liquid refreshment," said Kibosh, mildly; and he held out the box to his tall guest.
HOW DOTH THE SIMPLE SPELLING BEEOWEN WISTER
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