curtail

All Verb Noun
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  • Of course he could not curtail that, nor would he desire to do so. Cited from The Hoyden, by Mrs. Hungerford [AKA: Margaret Wolfe Hamilton]
  • This curtailed his appearances in first-class cricket over the next two seasons.
  • This turned out to be his last international appearance as further injuries curtailed his career.
  • Given the nature of the call he had to curtail his trip and head back home.
  • He also decided not to marry as he felt that it would curtail his freedom.
  • His father is a well-regarded doctor who does his best to curtail his son's flying.
  • The church has over the years curtailed development of the ground.
  • They curtailed my career by ten years -- my own people!
  • Then yet more early storm damage curtailed training of the crew.
  • Their space and freedom of movement has gradually been curtailed and the risk of injury increased.
  • However, while she curtailed her musical career, she did not entirely abandon it.
  • Relief work continued in the field, but the long-term planning was curtailed.
  • As a result, they had to be closed which curtailed the society's activities.
  • It has since been curtailed at both ends of the route.
  • Her schedule was curtailed again in the early 1990s when her third daughter was born.
  • When the war was dying down, production at the plant dropped after demand started to curtail.
  • Relief work continued in the field, but long-term planning was curtailed.
  • All political rights for the vast majority of the population were effectively curtailed.
  • The company's ability to manage stars would curtailed greatly under new industry rules after that point.
  • We have lost five days here, and I shall be compelled to curtail my journey. Cited from A Mating in the Wilds, by Ottwell Binns
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