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straiten
v. squeeze together
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vary, alter, change
v. become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
modify, alter, change
v. cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
modify
v. make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
temper, moderate, chasten
v. restrain
moderate, curb, check, contain, hold, control, hold in
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
break off, pause suddenly
v. prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations"
get accustomed, adapt, adjust
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
centre, focus, concentrate, rivet, pore, center
v. direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
cohere
v. have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results; "the principles by which societies cohere"
lash
v. bind with a rope, chain, or cord; "lash the horse"
bar
v. secure with, or as if with, bars; "He barred the door"
follow
v. to travel behind, go after, come after; "The ducklings followed their mother around the pond"; "Please follow the guide through the museum"
keep, prevent
v. stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
cooccur, co-occur, coincide
v. go with, fall together
contain, carry, bear, hold
v. contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
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