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arrest, circumvent, countercheck, debar, draw off, fend off, halt, hold off, intercept, limit, obviate, override, repress, stave off, ward off, turn aside, keep from happening, nip in the bud, put a stop to, stop from.
forbid, foreclose, forestall, keep, preclude.
admonish, avert, ban, bar, check, chill, dampen, daunt, deflect, depress, derail, deter, discourage, dishearten, disincline, dissuade, divert, inhibit, intimidate, restrain.
keep from happening or continuing
anticipate, arrest, avert, avoid, baffle, balk, bar, block, check, chill, cool, cork, counter, counteract, dam, debar, foil, forbid, forestall, frustrate, halt, hamper, head off, hinder, hold back, hold off, impede, inhibit, intercept, interdict, interrupt, limit, obstruct, obviate, preclude, prohibit, repress, restrain, restrict, rule out, shut out, stave off, stop, thwart, ward off, Forfend, turn aside, retard, put an end to, nip in the bud, put a stop to, defend against, keep lid on.
block, constrain, control, curb, curtail, deny, disallow, disapprove, disqualify, forbid, oppress, outlaw, preclude, prohibit, refuse, reject, restrict, suppress.
conserve, hinder, hold, maintain, preserve, reserve, retain.
Examples of usage:
– Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
– Quicksands by Adolph Streckfuss
– Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
– A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
– Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor