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inhibit
used in The Chocolate War

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inhibited the growth of...
Definition
to limit the activity of someone or something
  • He had disguised the event as a football rally, strictly for students, without the inhibition of the teachers being present.
    Chapter 35 (9% in)
inhibition = restraint

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
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  • He was a nut, known for his lack of inhibitions, his complete disregard of the rules.
    Chapter 19 (58% in)

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