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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 ?
Hence John, standing with his hand upon the horse's bridle, and his great eyes on the rider, and with nothing passing to divert his thoughts, had really got some of these little circumstances into his brain by the time he was called upon to speak.
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.
The study considers three aspects of trawl performance: 1) the factors of trawl geometry influencing the area and volume swept by the trawl (door spread, wing spread, and headrope height); 2) the bottom-tending performance of the footrope; and 3) the bottom-tending performance of the lower bridles.
The stewards informed Harris that only bridles which meet with the approval of the veterinary officer are allowed.
John set himself up as Colwyn Tack Centre selling horse requisites and making in-hand and ridden show bridles and harness.
Saddlers Jobsons of Alnwick have launched the country's first `old bridles amnesty'.
Abstract--A bottom trawl catch of flatfish is composed of fish that were initially in the path of the trawl net and fish that were initially in the path of the bridles and were subsequently herded into the net path.
language of bridles and bits rolled in my mouth as I said d-ring snaffle
A large amount of pony and full sized tack, including saddles and bridles, were stolen in the raid.
Bullets, Badges, and Bridles chronicles the dual histories of horse thief gangs and the societies that existed to exact justice.
Horses and Bridles of the American Indians by Mike Cowdrey and Ned and Jody Martin.
Bridles are very common in many types of theatrical rigging, especially arena rigging, and are used to create hanging points in locations where there are no attachment points directly above from which to hang.
HORSE riders will be competing without bridles in a team chasing charity event in Warwickshire.
STICK ON: Sheepskin sidepiece BAND AID: Gerry Supple secures the brushing boots to protect Consigliere's tendons READY TO GO: The fitted saddle, numbercloth and breast girth PEDICURE: Consigliere has oil brushed on to his hoofs EYE EYE: The visor and sheepskin noseband REIN-ING SUPREME: David Pipe, the master of Pond House, gets close up and personal with various bridles in the tack room THE FULL MONTY: Consigliere fully kitted out and (inset) in action
The mother-of-one volunteered at a local stables and completed a higher national diploma in equine management before setting up her first company Bridles, Buttons & Breeches.