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tongue-tie

See definition of tongue-tie on Dictionary.com
  • as inmuzzle
  • as insilence
  • as inquieten
  • as inshush
  • as ingag

synonyms for tongue-tie

  • censor
  • choke
  • clamp down on
  • crack down on
  • muffle
  • repress
  • restrain
  • squelch
  • stifle
  • suppress
  • check
  • cork
  • curb
  • hush
  • ice
  • prevent
  • quieten
  • restrict
  • shush
  • silence
  • squash
  • still
  • stop
  • trammel
  • bottle up
  • dry up
  • dummy up
  • shut down
See also synonyms for: tongue-tied
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antonyms for tongue-tie

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  • allow
  • encourage
  • let go
  • permit
  • release
  • aid
  • assist
  • free
  • help
  • liberate
  • talk
  • communicate
  • help
  • start
  • let go
  • encourage
  • allow
  • release
  • permit
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How to use tongue-tie in a sentence

“Perhaps you do not speak my language,” she said in Urdu, the tongue most frequently heard in Upper India.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The flute and the psaltery make a sweet melody, but a pleasant tongue is above them both.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
First of all, wrap a portion of damp newspaper round the roots, and then tie up with dry paper.
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If she have a tongue that can cure, and likewise mitigate and shew mercy: her husband is not like other men.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
One of Yung Pak's favourite toys was a wooden jumping-jack with a pasteboard tongue.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
He was given no reply save a muttered curse, a command to hold his tongue, and an angry tug at his tied arms.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Bondad sua, seor, I'll be sworn there is not one fit to tie the latchet of your shoe in the whole army.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
But these hidden passions were before young farmer Wurzel, in his blue tie and white hat, had proposed to her.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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WORDS RELATED TO TONGUE-TIE

  • balk
  • bottle up
  • choke
  • constrain
  • cork
  • cork up
  • curb
  • deaden
  • demur
  • garrote
  • keep the lid on
  • muffle
  • muzzle
  • obstruct
  • put the lid on
  • quiet
  • repress
  • restrain
  • shut down
  • shy
  • squash
  • squelch
  • stifle
  • still
  • stumble
  • suppress
  • tape up
  • throttle
  • tongue-tie
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