bridle


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Synonyms for bridle

get angry

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  • get angry
  • draw (yourself) up
  • bristle
  • seethe
  • see red
  • be infuriated
  • rear up
  • be indignant
  • be maddened
  • go crook
  • raise your hackles
  • get your dander up
  • get your back up

curb

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Synonyms for bridle

an instrument or means of restraining

Synonyms for bridle

the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess

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anger or take offense

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put a bridle on

respond to the reins, as of horses

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References in classic literature ?
Quasimodo, far from releasing the bridle, prepared to force him to retrace his steps.
He emphasized the words "some one," and loosing the horse's bridle,--
The guest made no remark upon this novel cure for drowsiness, and recipe for making people lively, but, with his hands clasped behind him, stood in the porch, very much amused to see old John, with the bridle in his hand, wavering between a strong impulse to abandon the animal to his fate, and a half disposition to lead him into the house, and shut him up in the parlour, while he waited on his master.
One hundred and forty hair bridles, and nothing doing with ary one of them.
Technologist James Bridle takes aim at the twenty-first century's obsession with computation as the solution to all problems, his central argument being that the data we collect has already outstripped our ability to draw meaningful conclusions from it.
OUT AND ABOUT: James Bridle (pictured) isn't just a purveyor of the armchair jeremiad, who sits there blowing filter bubbles -- he does fieldwork as well on our hideous and looming fate, says the author.
When presenting larger baits such as goggle-eyes under a kite, bridle them so the hook is exposed over the forehead.
STAFFORD'S bridle may date from the early 17th century and is inscribed with the Latin phrase Garrula Lingua Nocet - "a scolding tongue does harm".
At the core of our thinking about new technology there lies, Bridle suggests, a dangerous fallacy: we both model our own minds on our understanding of computers, and believe they can solve all our problems -- if, that is, we supply them with enough data, and make them fast enough to deliver real-time analyses.
Along the bridles, off-bottom distance was measured at 6 positions by placing BCS units on the lower bridle at distances of 25, 40, and 50 m forward of the wing tip on both port and starboard sides of the trawl (Fig 1; measurements were made at all 11 positions simultaneously).
I made this Crow style bridle ornament as a gift for a horse named Chief, who lives at the St.
British artist James Bridle explores precisely this interconnection between intangible systems and our material sociopolitical reality in Cloud Index, 2016, an online artwork he describes as "a system for predicting voting results based on the weather ...
One of the big hits was an equestrian-inspired satchel range called the Bridle Bag, despite bags costing up to PS16,000 each.
Entrances to Throckley Dene in Newcastle had previously been restricted with bridle boards, but Newcastle City Council removed the board after complaints from the public.
I loved the bridle's vocabulary, the music of martingale