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rein -- as in: to rein in their activities
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • But now suppose as much as you choose; give a loose rein to your fancy, indulge your imagination in every possible flight which the subject will afford, and unless you believe me actually married, you cannot greatly err.

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  • The court reined in agency power—describing it as out of control.
  • She took up the reins of government.

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