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Synonyms for kibosh
ˈkaɪ bɒʃ, kɪˈbɒʃki·bosh

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stop, halt, block, kiboshverb

    stop from happening or developing

    "Block his election"; "Halt the process"

    Synonyms:
    staunch, close up, block up, lug, halt, draw a blank, immobilise, obturate, jam, arrest, block off, intercept, end, blank out, stanch, finish, obstruct, block, deflect, impede, embarrass, hold back, lay off, turn back, stop over, break off, break, stymie, give up, forget, immobilize, stop, stuff, occlude, stymy, freeze, blockade, hold on, bar, cease, barricade, hinder, stem, discontinue, contain, parry, choke up, terminate, hold, quit, check

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  1. Paul Offit:

    There was concern this would be misunderstood -- that people would think myocarditis was associated with vaccine, a colleague who was on the call said' This could put the kibosh on teenage vaccination.'.

  2. Barbara Hall:

    LEONARD I've failed, Chris. I can't locate the white collective unconscious. CHRIS I wouldn't feel too bad about that. You know, western culture hasn't really carried the baton on folklore and mythology. The rise of Christianity put the kibosh on it--the gospel hits the number one best-seller list and everything else gets remaindered.

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