buckle

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buckle down

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to give in from or as if from a gradual loss of strength

buckle down: to devote (oneself or one's efforts)

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fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap

a shape distorted by twisting or folding

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fasten with a buckle or buckles

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fold or collapse

bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

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and world travels while "lecturing President Bush for the umpteenth time for 'not buckling down to break our oil addiction.
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SANTA CLARITA - As Edison employees faced layoffs, residents Monday were buckling down to conserve electricity - or face higher bills - as the state's power crisis continued.