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inhibit

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There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means—either may do—the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier.
Benjamin Franklin
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Etymology

From Latin inhibere, inhibit-, "to hold in", "to check", "to restrain", from in-, + habere, "to have", "to hold".

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Verb

Infinitive
to inhibit

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to inhibit (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to hinder; to restrain

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