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Flashcards in Stop It! Deck (18)
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ab,abs

from

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terrere

to frighten

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tenere

hold

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suadere

to urge

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thwart (v)

(v) to stop something before it is able to succeed

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abstain (v)

to refrain from action

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deterrent (n)

something that acts to discourage

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impede (v)

to slow the progress of, to block

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hinder(v)

to slow the progress of

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curtail (v)

to make less

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impediment (n)

something that works to impede progress a hindrance

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stymie (v)

to present an obstacle to

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dissuade (v)

to persuade not to something

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refrain (v)

to hold back from doing

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abstinence (n)

the voluntary avoidance of something

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tentative (adj)

uncertain

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hamper (v)

to restrict the progress of

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abstemious (adj)

sparing or moderate in consumption