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flies the handle

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bark, flare, flash, growl, grumble, grunt, lash out, retort, snarl, snort.
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check
Definition:
To act as a curb or restraint.

Synonyms:

noun
account
statement, tally.
act
check.
artifact
check.
bank check
bank draft, cashier's check, treasurer's check.
blemish
abrasion, blotch, brand, defacement, deformity, discoloration, disfigurement, distortion, drawback, eyesore, fault, imperfection, impurity, lesion, rift, scab, sore, spoilage, stigma, wart, weal.
certified check
bank check, Certified Cheque.
check
agree, arrest, ascertain, assay, balk, bank check, baulk, break, bridle, check into, check mark, check out, check over, check up on, check-out procedure, checker, checkout, cheque, chequer, chip, chit, condition, confirmation, contain, control, correspond, curb, delay, determine, deterrent, discipline, find out, fit, gibe, go over, halt, handicap, hindrance, hitch, hold, hold back, hold in, impediment, jibe, learn, look into, match, moderate, see, stay, stop, stoppage, substantiation, Suss Out, tab, tally, turn back, verification, watch.
check in
enrol, register, book in, record your arrival.
check out
examine, investigate, leave, look into, recce, study, test, settle up, pay the bill, check out of a hotel, check out the procedure.
control
containment, juice, predomination, subjection, containments, wire pulling.
cut-off
cutoff.
deadlock
stalemate.
debt
liabilities, red ink, in the hole, in hock, below the line, dead horse, out-standing, outstandings.
defeat
massacre, subjugation, thrashing, Downthrow, Insuccess, Vanquishment, Whaling, nonsuccess, killing, lacings, non-success, subjugations, trouncings, waxings.
difficulty
arduousness, laboriousness, painfulness, quandary, strenuousness, tribulation.
disappointment
setback.
enclosure
in formation.
experiment
trial run, tryout, Research and Development, R&D, try-on.
gauge
exemplar, gauge, guideline.
going-over
biopsy, postoperative, Biopsies, physicals, Post-Operative.
hindrance
gridlock, impedance, millstone, setback, Cumbrance, jam-up, excess baggage, foot dragging, impedances.
inspection, examination
analysis, audit, checkup, control, inquiry, investigation, poll, rein, research, review, scrutiny, test.
interruption
break-off, breakoff.
licking
licking.
limit
bourne, end point, restriction, max, absolutes, limits, cutoff point, end points, farthest point, farthest reach, maxes, the max, the most, ultimates.
list
account, album, annals, annual, bill, book, budget, calendar, catalog, census, chronicle, collection, count, daybook, detail, diary, dictionary, digest, docket, documentation, enumeration, file, history, index, inventory, invoice, itemization, journal, ledger, lexicon, list, log, logbook, manifest, menu, notebook, novel, pad, record, recording, recount, register, registry, repertory, roll, roster, schedule, scrapbook, scroll, statement, store, sum, summary, table, tablet, tabulate, tally, thesaurus, total, treasury, waybill, workbook, yearbook, Bank book, Storybook, blank-book, cash book.
measure
gauge.
money
assets, balance sheet, bank note, bankroll, bond, bullion, capital, cash, change, coinage, copper, coupon, currency, dollar, dough, draft, fortune, funds, gold, greenback, gross, income, ingot, iou, issue, loot, lucre, money, money order, moolah, nugget, petty cash, pocket money, proceeds, profit, promissory note, purse, receipts, silver, spending money, sterling, stock, swag, treasure, wad, wallet, wampum, wealth, wherewithal, worth, ways and means, net worth, pounds.
pattern of squares
checkerboard, patchwork, plaid, quilt, tartan.
receipt
voucher.
repulse
slap in the face, brush-off, slap in face, slap the face.
resistance
imperviousness, resistance, unsusceptibility, Insusceptibility, Renitence, Renitency, striking back.
restraint
restraint, straitjacket, pinions, straitjackets.
restraint, hindrance
blow, constraint, curb, damper, disappointment, frustration, grunt, harness, holdup, impediment, inhibition, limitation, obstruction, rebuff, rejection, restrainer, reversal, reverse, setback, stoppage, trouble.
stop
kibosh, standstill, Desistance, brick wall, blank wall, grinding halt, screeching halt, cut-off.
stopping
repression.
symbol for ticking off
cross, dot, line, mark, score, sign, tick, X, stroke.
touchstone
Basanite, Lydian stone.
verb
ascertain
ascertain, assure, certify, confirm, demonstrate, establish, find out, substantiate, double check.
blemish
abrade, blemish, blister, blot, chip, damage, deface, defect, deform, discolor, disfigure, distort, dot, flaw, fleck, fracture, freckle, gash, hack, hurt, kink, mar, mark, nick, notch, pockmark, scar, score, scrape, scratch, scuff, slit, speck, splotch, spoil, spot, stain, taint, tarnish.
change
check.
cognition
check, check into, check out, check over, check up on, go over, look into, Suss Out.
communication
check.
competition
check.
contain
bottle up.
controlled
checked, restrained, under control.
dissuade
admonish, avert, ban, chill, dampen, daunt, deflect, depress, derail, deter, discourage, dishearten, disincline, dissuade, divert, inhibit, intimidate, prevent, restrain.
examine
consider, contemplate, examine, inspect, observe, peruse, review, scan, scrutinize, study, survey.
experiment
analyze, assay, benchmark, determine, experiment, investigate, probe, prove, research, test, try, verify.
hinder
baffle, block, bottleneck, brake, bung, burden, catch, choke, clog, complicate, congest, constipate, constrain, cramp, crimp, cripple, curb, dam, delay, detain, drag, encumber, entangle, entrap, fetter, foul, frustrate, hamper, hamstring, handicap, impair, interrupt, jam, mire, paralyze, plug, restrict, snag, snarl, stay, stop, tangle, thwart.
hinder, restrain
arrest, baffle, bar, bit, bottleneck, bridle, checkmate, choke, circumvent, constrain, counteract, cut short, delay, discourage, foil, frustrate, halt, hold, hold back, hold in, impede, inhibit, interrupt, keep back, limit, moderate, neutralize, obstruct, obviate, pause, preclude, prevent, reduce, rein in, repress, repulse, slow down, snub, squelch, stay, stop, suppress, tame, terminate, thwart, withhold, retard, nip in the bud, play for time, hold down, slacken pace.
inspect, examine
analyze, ascertain, candle, case, compare, confirm, correct, count, eyeball, find out, frisk, go through, investigate, look at, make sure, monitor, note, overlook, probe, prove, quiz, scrutinize, study, take stock, tell, try, verify, scout out, balance account, enquire about, keep account, look over, look see.
list
audit, collect, document, enumerate, itemize, note, summarize, Journalize.
motion
check.
negate
cancel, counterbalance, disavow, disprove, efface, invalidate, invert, negate, nullify, overturn, renounce, repudiate, reverse, Disaffirm, Counterwork.
number
count off.
oppose
antagonize, challenge, conflict, confront, contradict, counter, counteract, counterattack, cross, defy, disagree, dispute, fight, hinder, impede, intercept, interfere, meddle, object, obstruct, oppose, oppress, protest, rebuff, repel, repress, repulse, resist, suppress.
possession
check.
prohibit
forbid.
reject
abandon, bar, belch, blackball, blacklist, chop, clip, crop, cull, curtail, cut, deep-six, deny, disallow, disapprove, discard, discharge, disclaim, disgorge, drain, eject, eliminate, emit, erupt, evacuate, excise, exclude, excrete, exhaust, exude, jettison, jilt, junk, lop, oppugn, reject, scrap, secrete, seep, shear, shed, snip, spew, trash, vent, vomit.
social
check.
variegate
checker, color, colorize, dapple, marble, streak, striate, stripe, tessellate.
Examples of usage:
  1. This check saved her. – Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker
  2. Asbestos gentleman with large check- book. – Lost Farm Camp by Harry Herbert Knibbs
  3. He opened the check- book. – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates
  4. " She wouldn't take no check. – A Pagan of the Hills by Charles Neville Buck
  5. If you could only put a check upon yourself when you talk with me! – The Living Link by James De Mille

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