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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 ?
He emphasized the words "some one," and loosing the horse's bridle,--
He turned up by the road he had come from the chateau, Rouletabille still retaining his hold on the horse's bridle. I addressed a few words to Monsieur Darzac, but he made no answer.
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.
Lemieux bridles his sailfish baits with 6/0 circle hooks secured by small rubber bands.
FACTFILE | Staffordshire boasted six Scold's Bridles, located at Stafford, Lichfield, Newcastle under Lyme, Hamstall Ridware, Beaudesert and Walsall.
(2012) examined how vessel motion can be transmitted down the towing warps to impact many aspects of trawl performance, especially bottom contact of the trawl bridles (which influences fish herding) and bottom contact of the footrope (which influences fish escapement) (Dickson, 1993; Somerton et al., 2007).
language of bridles and bits rolled in my mouth as I said d-ring snaffle
Thoroughly accessible to readers of all backgrounds, Bullets, Badges, and Bridles: Horse Thieves and the Societies That Pursued Them is an expertly researched examination of a wildly lucrative crime that plagued America through its colonial days and era of westward expansion: horse thievery.
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.
In the meantime, Brooks is applying her good fortunes to various causes close to her heart, including donating one of her bridles to an Irish woman who used it on her horse as she rode across India to raise funds for abused animals.