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rein -- as in: to rein in their activities
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • Once Marvolo and Morfin were safely in Azkaban, once she was alone and free for the first time in her life, then, I am sure, she was able to give full rein to her abilities and to plot her escape from the desperate life she had led for eighteen years.

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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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