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Related to nipping in the bud: heads-up, fall by the wayside, at the outset, without a hitch, up and about, so on and so forth

nip

nip and tuck Informal plastic surgery performed for cosmetic reasons

nip

2
Chiefly Brit a measure of spirits usually equal to one sixth of a gill

nip

[nip]
(geology)
A small, low cliff or break in slope which is produced by wavelets at the high-water mark.
The point on the bank of a meander lake where erosion takes place due to crowding of the stream current toward the lake.
Thinning of a coal seam, particularly if caused by tectonic movements. Also known as want.
(metallurgy)
(mining engineering)

NIP

(Novell Internet Printing) See NetWare 6.
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And with Alan Greenspan, the Federal Reserve chairman, apparently intent on nipping in the bud any resurgence of inflation, it appears unlikely that short-term rates and, therefore, money fund yields will fall sharply anytime soon.