Inhibitory and Suppressive


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Inhibitory adjective – Restrictive of action.
Suppressive and inhibitory are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Suppressive" instead an adjective "Inhibitory".
Nearby Words: inhibit, inhibited, inhibition, inhibiting, inhibitor
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Suppressive adjective – Tending to suppress.
Inhibitory and suppressive are semantically related. You can use "Inhibitory" instead an adjective "Suppressive".
Synonyms for Suppressive
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