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synonyms for withheld

  • hidden
  • restrained
  • confidential
  • held back
  • secret
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How to use withheld in a sentence

He wanted to tell her that if she called her father, it would mean the end of everything for them, but he withheld this.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Aguinaldo withheld his decision until Paterno could report to him the definite opinions of his generals.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Accordingly all through the campaign Napoleon constantly came to him for advice, which was never withheld.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It is true that some things vowed might have been withheld, but not without the offering of a definite sum of money.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
When there are so many good and beautiful things in the world, why do you see only this that is being withheld?
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
But when he neared the chair he turned sharply on his heel and crossed to the door, withheld by the habit of years.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
Blessings long withheld are frequently more highly prized when at length received.
CHARLES DURANTHE AUTHOR OF THE WALDOS
Who will paint with words the elm or the oak so that its species will be known while the name is withheld?
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
School-teaching could only be a matter of necessity; her plea of curiosity must cover something deeper that she withheld.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
My decided opinion is, that the royal assent should no longer be withheld from the act of the colonial legislature.
HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDDUNCAN CAMPBELL
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WORDS RELATED TO WITHHELD

  • delayed
  • put off
  • withheld
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