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curtail
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
to stop or restrict something
  • But their tete-a-tete was curtailed by the appearance of Mrs. Deane with little Lucy; and Mrs. Tulliver had to look on with a silent pang while Lucy's blond curls were adjusted.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- Enter the Aunts and Uncles (35% in)

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