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Synonyms for hold-in

Verb

1. enclose, hold in, confine, hold, bear, carry, contain
usage: close in; darkness enclosed him"
2. control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate, restrain, keep, keep back, hold back
usage: 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"
3. conceal, hold back, hold in
usage: hold back; keep from being perceived by others; "She conceals her anger well"
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