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stunt1

stunt1

 
pronunciation:
stuhnt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stunted, stunting, stunts
definition: to arrest or slow the growth or development of.
The prolonged cold weather stunted the plants.
synonyms:
dwarf, restrain
antonyms:
cultivate
similar words:
arrest, check, curb, curtail, hamper, hinder, impede, limit, nip, retard, slow, stifle, stop
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a slowing of growth or development.
definition 2: any of certain plant diseases that cause stunting.