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 for Nipped
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nip \Nip\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nipped, less properly Nipt;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Nipping.] [OE. nipen; cf. D. niipen to
     pinch, also knippen to nip, clip, pinch, snap, knijpen to
     pinch, LG. knipen, G. kneipen, kneifen, to pinch, cut off,
     nip, Lith. knebti.]
     1. To catch and inclose or compress tightly between two
        surfaces, or points which are brought together or closed;
        to pinch; to close in upon.
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              May this hard earth cleave to the Nadir hell,
              Down, down, and close again, and nip me flat,
              If I be such a traitress.             --Tennyson.
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     2. To remove by pinching, biting, or cutting with two meeting
        edges of anything; to clip.
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              The small shoots . . . must be nipped off.
                                                    --Mortimer.
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     3. Hence: To blast, as by frost; to check the growth or vigor
        of; to destroy.
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     4. To vex or pain, as by nipping; hence, to taunt.
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              And sharp remorse his heart did prick and nip.
                                                    --Spenser.
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     To nip in the bud, to cut off at the very commencement of
        growth; to kill in the incipient stage.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  46 Moby Thesaurus words for "nipped":
     abbreviated, abridged, abstracted, bobbed, capsule, capsulized,
     clamped, clipped, compressed, concentrated, condensed,
     consolidated, constricted, contracted, cramped, cropped, curtailed,
     cut short, digested, docked, elided, elliptic, knitted, mowed,
     mown, pinched, pinched-in, pollard, polled, pruned, puckered,
     pursed, reaped, shaved, sheared, short-cut, shortened, snub,
     snubbed, solidified, squeezed, strangled, strangulated, trimmed,
     wasp-waisted, wrinkled
  
  

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