One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not restrained or kept in check.‘their activities continue to be largely uncurbed’
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- ‘These are the hardest questions of all to answer, of course: the ones put by small children, with their reckless imaginations and uncurbed curiosity.’
- ‘In its early meetings, the task force became stalemated, with some of its members favoring a largely uncurbed CIA and others wanting to place severe curbs on the agency.’
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