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synonyms for sandbagging

  • constrain
  • curb
  • discourage
  • forbid
  • hinder
  • impede
  • obstruct
  • outlaw
  • prohibit
  • restrain
  • stymie
  • suppress
  • arrest
  • avert
  • bar
  • bit
  • bridle
  • check
  • cramp
  • enjoin
  • faze
  • frustrate
  • hog-tie
  • interdict
  • repress
  • sandbag
  • stop
  • taboo
  • ward
  • withhold
  • hang up
  • hold back
  • hold down
  • hold in
  • keep in
  • put on brakes

antonyms for sandbagging

MOST RELEVANT
  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • help
  • let go
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • release
  • support
  • approve
      • give
      • help
      • destroy
      • lose
      • donate
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        How to use sandbagging in a sentence

        More than a quarter of those involved permitting emergency sandbags to protect properties from lashing waves and rising sea levels.
        HAWAII OFFICIALS PROMISE CHANGES TO SEAWALL POLICIES THAT HAVE QUICKENED BEACH DESTRUCTIONBY MINDY PENNYBACKER AND SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERDECEMBER 31, 2020PROPUBLICA
        Others get state approvals to use sandbags and heavy tarps, which can have the same damaging effects as seawalls.
        OFFICIALS LET HAWAII’S WATERFRONT HOMEOWNERS DAMAGE PUBLIC BEACHES AGAIN AND AGAINBY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERDECEMBER 31, 2020PROPUBLICA
        The permits are typically limited to three years, but the sandbags are rarely removed when they expire, according to a review of hundreds of pages of documents by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and ProPublica.
        HOW FAMOUS SURFERS AND WEALTHY HOMEOWNERS ARE ENDANGERING HAWAII’S BEACHESBY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERDECEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
        He said his office regularly evaluates the sandbags and any impacts they are having on the beach and reserves the right to terminate the permits at any time, though records indicate that rarely happens.
        HOW FAMOUS SURFERS AND WEALTHY HOMEOWNERS ARE ENDANGERING HAWAII’S BEACHESBY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERDECEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
        Two homeowners asked the state for permission to erect mounds of sandbags along the beach for protection.
        HOW FAMOUS SURFERS AND WEALTHY HOMEOWNERS ARE ENDANGERING HAWAII’S BEACHESBY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERDECEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
        So the sandbags just sit there, a symbol of the state’s dying beaches.
        HOW FAMOUS SURFERS AND WEALTHY HOMEOWNERS ARE ENDANGERING HAWAII’S BEACHESBY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERDECEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
        Perhaps he thought their question merely a footpad's introduction to a sandbagging episode.
        EXCUSE ME!RUPERT HUGHES
        Sandbagging, binding, and pistoling had all failed to lift him to such a height of resentment at this.
        RAYTON: A BACKWOODS MYSTERYTHEODORE GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
        Some new sandbagging on Wabash Avenue, I suppose, and nothing else.
        AN ANNAPOLIS FIRST CLASSMANLT.COM EDWARD L. BEACH
        There are half-breed rascals in the port who wouldn't hesitate about sandbagging or stabbing you for a few dollars.
        THE COAST OF ADVENTUREHAROLD BINDLOSS
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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