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Nip in the Bud

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Destroy before it has developed. “Nip sin in the bud;” Latin, “Obsta principiis,” “Venienti occurite morbo.” “Resist beginnings.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Nine Points of the Law
Nine Spheres (The)
Nine Worthies
Ninepence
Ninian (St.)
Ninon de lEnclos
Ninus
Niobe
Niord
Nip (A)
Nip in the Bud
Nip-cheese or Nip-farthing
Nipperkin (A)
Nirvana
Nishapoor and Tous
Nisi Prius
Nisroch
Nit
Nitouche (St.)
Nix (mas.), Nixie (fem.)
Nixon