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A word behind a curtain

 

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Mnemonic Dictionary

Mnemonic – curtain long shorten it

 

Word – Curtail

 

Meaning – shorten

 

Part of Speech – verb

 

Synonyms – reduce, abate, diminish

 

Antonyms – increase, extend, prolong

 

Curtail sentences

 

1   The government decided to curtail the spending on space research during the economic crisis.

 

2   The president had to curtail his speech when the defence secretary informed him about the emergency.

 

3   The revolution aimed to curtail the spreading wings of communism and targeted the industry owners.

 

Curtailed sentences

 

1   The invention of the smart phone drastically curtailed the sale of many products such as watches and maps.

 

2   The fear of floods after the prediction of heavy rainfall has curtailed the flow of tourists in the region.

 

3   My sleep was curtailed due to the knock on the door.

 

Curtailing sentence 

1   The dictator was ruling with an iron hand after curtailing the freedom of speech and media.

 

Difference between Reduce, Abate, Curtail and Diminish

 

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