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  • v. to hold back, refuse to give or share
  • v. to restrict or restrain
  • v. to prevent (a pupil) to advance in a course

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. secure and keep for possible future use or application
  • v. hold back; refuse to hand over or share
  • v. keep under control; keep in check

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