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knee, stifle
n. joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
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dampen, stifle
v. smother or suppress; "Stifle your curiosity"
repress, muffle, strangle, stifle, smother
v. conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
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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"
quench
v. cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid; "quench steel"
conceal, hide
v. prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
pipe down, quiet down, quiesce, quieten, quiet, hush
v. become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
muzzle
v. fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"
hold in, contain, restrain, moderate, curb, control
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"
hold in, contain, restrain, moderate, curb, control
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"
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excite, stimulate
v. act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"
excite, stimulate
v. stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
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