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Synonyms for brake

Synonyms for brake

an instrument or means of restraining

Synonyms for brake

any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

large coarse fern often several feet high

an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant

anything that slows or hinders a process

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stop travelling by applying a brake

cause to stop by applying the brakes

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Following his philosophy, the Latvians gladly jumped in a brakeless car and enjoyed a reckless ride, which as is evident now, has ended in a concrete wall.
While the importance of a clear runway at a major airfield during combat operations is obvious, a strap, truck, and coasting stop on a brakeless Hornet might not be the best method to achieve that goal.
Only a scene wherein Fisher scrambles to stop a brakeless streetcar raises one's heart rate.
The brakeless wagons were kept in position on the track by using a number of old wooden fence posts pushed under the wheels.
pushing a pedestrian off a footbridge into the path of a brakeless
We had managed to glide, brakeless into the street of a local town.
(Can you see trouble heading their way like a brakeless freight train?) Wanting to honor his mother, Carnegie invites Lanlan--who was abandoned by her mother, then witnessed her father's murder at the hands of the Red Guard--into their home.