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See definition of stunting on Dictionary.com
  • as inslow
  • as inblast
  • as inchoke
  • as indwarf

synonyms for stunting

  • abate
  • curb
  • curtail
  • decelerate
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • hinder
  • impede
  • lag
  • lessen
  • moderate
  • reduce
  • relax
  • retard
  • slacken
  • stall
  • temper
  • brake
  • check
  • choke
  • detain
  • handicap
  • loiter
  • mire
  • postpone
  • procrastinate
  • qualify
  • quiet
  • reef
  • regulate
  • stunt
  • anchor it
  • back-water
  • bog down
  • cut back
  • cut down
  • ease off
  • ease up
  • embog
  • hit the brakes
  • hold back
  • hold up
  • keep waiting
  • let down flaps
  • lose speed
  • lose steam
  • reduce speed
  • rein in
  • set back
  • wind down

antonyms for stunting

MOST RELEVANT
  • advance
  • agitate
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • develop
  • encourage
  • enlarge
  • excite
  • expand
  • extend
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • further
  • grow
  • help
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • prolong
  • push
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • accelerate
  • do
  • expedite
  • liberate
  • release
  • aid
  • assist
  • build
  • construct
  • create
  • fix
  • help
  • improve
  • mend
  • repair
  • restore
  • grow
  • boost
  • compliment
  • praise
  • uphold
  • free
  • let go
  • loose
  • advance
  • expand
  • liberate
  • loosen
  • open
  • permit
  • release
  • unblock
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How to use stunting in a sentence

Three of them had juvenile delinquency records—minor stuff, mostly, like copter stunting and public disturbance.
A MIXTURE OF GENIUSARNOLD CASTLE
Whoever is removing the stunting environments of our occupations is doing the fundamentals of reform.
A PREFACE TO POLITICSWALTER LIPPMANN
One sees upon their minds or bodies the marks and scars of dwarfing, stunting or lack of balance.
RADIANT MOTHERHOODMARIE CARMICHAEL STOPES
He was stunting so wildly and slamming lead so fast the Jerries began giving him a wide berth.
A YANKEE FLIER OVER BERLINAL AVERY
Later, when a parent humors its every whim, he is stunting its growth toward good citizenship.
TWENTY YEARS A DETECTIVE IN THE WICKEDEST CITY IN THE WORLDCLIFTON R. WOOLDRIDGE
Philosophy was selected as a chief tool among the engines of oppression, and as the main influence in stunting the intellect.
THE RELIGIONS OF JAPANWILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS
Sometimes the influence is seen in the stunting of the growth, both mentally and physically.
ALMOST A MANMARY WOOD-ALLEN
From Aucassin to Nietzsche men have resented it as a partial and stunting dream.
A PREFACE TO POLITICSWALTER LIPPMANN
One hears about stunting, and the accidents which result from taking chances in the air.
OPPORTUNITIES IN AVIATIONARTHUR SWEETSER
The vast popularity of Handel in England had the effect of stunting the development of our national music for more than a century.
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