verb return in time
- the film cut back to an earlier event in the story
verb cut down on; make a reduction in
trim; cut; bring down; reduce; cut down; trim down; trim back.
- reduce your daily fat intake
- The employer wants to cut back health benefits
verb cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
trim; prune; clip; crop; snip; lop; dress.
- dress the plants in the garden
verb place restrictions on
restrict; curtail; curb.
- curtail drinking in school
Sharpen your Skills with the Masters
"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
Fear not the Adverb Hell!