Thesaurus / nip budFEEDBACK
other words for nip bud
- put an end to
- rule out
- ward off
- defend against
- head off
- hold back
- hold off
- keep lid on
- nip in the bud
- put a stop to
- shut out
- stave off
- turn aside
antonyms of nip bud
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By a voice he saith: Hear me, ye divine offspring, and bud forth as the rose planted by the brooks of waters.
When they shall rush in unto Jacob, Israel shall blossom and bud, and they shall fill the face of the world with seed.
Laverdire derives Saguenay from the Montagnais saki-nip, "the rushing water."
He had seen Mildred creep from babyhood into childhood, and bud from girlhood to womanhood.
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It was not until the third trip that Bud thought her beautiful, and was secretly glad that he had not kissed that San Jose girl.
But Bud happened to be a simple-souled fellow, and there was something about Marie—He didn't know what it was.
It affected Bud unpleasantly, just as the incessant bawling of a band of weaning calves used to do.
Bud turned his hotcakes with a vicious flop that spattered more batter on the stove.
Bud reminded her that she had not done any cursing at the time, being in his opinion too busy roping him in to support her.
Bud read the letter, crumpled it in his fist, and threw it toward the little heating stove.