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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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fetter

  • noun a shackle for the ankles or feet
    hobble.
  • verb restrain with fetters
    shackle.

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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pound_up

  • verb shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits
    pound.
    • The prisoners are safely pounded

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pound

  • noun 16 ounces avoirdupois
    lb.
    • he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds
  • noun the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    British pound sterling; pound sterling; quid; British pound.

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bound

  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; edge.
  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    boundary; bounds.

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keep_back

  • verb keep under control; keep in check
    restrain; hold back; keep.
    • suppress a smile
    • Keep your temper
    • keep your cool
  • verb secure and keep for possible future use or application
    retain; hold; hold back.
    • The landlord retained the security deposit
    • I reserve the right to disagree

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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incatenation

The act of linking together; enchaining. R. Goldsmith.

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handcuff

  • noun shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
    handlock; cuff; manacle.
  • verb confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs
    manacle; cuff.
    • The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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truss

  • noun (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure
  • noun a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure

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hamper

  • noun a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
    trammel; shackle; bond.
  • noun a basket usually with a cover

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manipulate

  • verb influence or control shrewdly or deviously
    pull wires; pull strings.
    • He manipulated public opinion in his favor
  • verb hold something in one's hands and move it

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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hog

  • noun a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
    pig.
  • noun a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
    hogget; hogg.

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faggot_up

  • verb bind or tie up in or as if in a faggot
    faggot; fagot.
    • faggot up the sticks

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cuff

  • noun the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
    turnup.
  • noun shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
    handlock; handcuff; manacle.

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manacle

  • noun shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
    handlock; handcuff; cuff.
  • verb confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs
    handcuff; cuff.
    • The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime

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tie_up

  • verb secure with or as if with ropes
    bind; tie down; truss.
    • tie down the prisoners
    • tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed
  • verb invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes
    • All my money is tied up in long-term investments

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pen

  • noun a writing implement with a point from which ink flows
  • noun an enclosure for confining livestock

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detain

  • verb deprive of freedom; take into confinement
    confine.
  • verb stop or halt
    delay; stay.
    • Please stay the bloodshed!

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shackle

  • noun a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
    trammel; hamper; bond.
  • noun a U-shaped bar; the open end can be passed through chain links and closed with a bar

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restrain

  • verb keep under control; keep in check
    keep back; hold back; keep.
    • suppress a smile
    • Keep your temper
    • keep your cool
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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command

  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    bid; dictation; bidding.
  • noun a military unit or region under the control of a single officer

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confine

  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends
  • verb restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
    circumscribe; limit.

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impound

  • verb take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
    attach; sequester; seize; confiscate.
    • The FBI seized the drugs
    • The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment
    • The police confiscated the stolen artwork
  • verb place or shut up in a pound
    pound.
    • pound the cows so they don't stray

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keep_in_line

  • verb control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
    control; manipulate.
    • She manipulates her boss
    • She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up
    • The teacher knew how to keep the class in line
    • she keeps in line

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enchainment

The act of enchaining, or state of being enchained.

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hold_back

  • verb hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
    turn back; stop; arrest; contain; check.
    • Arrest the downward trend
    • Check the growth of communism in South East Asia
    • Contain the rebel movement
    • Turn back the tide of communism
  • verb keep under control; keep in check
    keep back; restrain; keep.
    • suppress a smile
    • Keep your temper
    • keep your cool

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enfetter

To bind in fetters; to enchain. "Enfettered to her love." Shak.

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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chain_up

  • verb tie up with chains
    • chain up the prisoners

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tie_down

  • verb secure with or as if with ropes
    bind; tie up; truss.
    • tie down the prisoners
    • tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed
  • verb restrain from independence by an obligation
    • He was tied down by his work

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tie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    necktie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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hobble

  • noun a shackle for the ankles or feet
    fetter.
  • noun the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    limp; hitch.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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cage

  • noun an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept
    coop.
  • noun something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement

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constrain

  • verb hold back
    encumber; restrain; cumber.
  • verb restrict
    stiffen; tighten; tighten up.
    • Tighten the rules
    • stiffen the regulations

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hog-tie

  • verb tie together somebody's limbs
    • The prisoner was hog-tied

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restrict

  • verb place restrictions on
    curtail; curb; cut back.
    • curtail drinking in school
  • verb place under restrictions; limit access to
    • This substance is controlled

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land

  • noun the land on which real estate is located
    • he built the house on land leased from the city
  • noun material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    soil; ground.
    • the land had never been plowed
    • good agricultural soil

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throttle

  • noun a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
    throttle valve; accelerator.
  • noun a pedal that controls the throttle valve
    gas pedal; accelerator pedal; accelerator; gas; gun.
    • he stepped on the gas

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fold

  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    plication; crease; bend; flexure; crimp.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow
  • noun a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
    congregation; faithful.

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intimidate

  • verb make timid or fearful
    • Her boss intimidates her
  • verb to compel or deter by or as if by threats
    restrain.

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bind

  • noun something that hinders as if with bonds
  • verb stick to firmly
    stick to; hold fast; adhere; stick; bond.
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

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impounding

  • noun placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
    poundage; internment; impoundment.
  • verb take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
    attach; sequester; seize; confiscate; impound.
    • The FBI seized the drugs
    • The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment
    • The police confiscated the stolen artwork

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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fagot

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; pansy; poof; queer; pouf; faggot; fag.
  • noun a bundle of sticks and branches bound together
    faggot.

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keep

  • noun the financial means whereby one lives
    living; support; livelihood; bread and butter; sustenance.
    • each child was expected to pay for their keep
    • he applied to the state for support
    • he could no longer earn his own livelihood
  • noun the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
    dungeon; donjon.

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trammel

  • noun a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh
    trammel net.
  • noun an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace

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en-

F. en-, L. in. A prefix signifying in or into, used in many English words, chiefly those borrowed from the French. Some English words are written indifferently with en- or in-. For ease of pronunciation it is commonly changed to em- before p, b, and m, as in employ, embody, emmew. It is sometimes used to give a causal force, as in enable, enfeeble, to cause to be, or to make, able, or feeble; and sometimes merely gives an intensive force, as in enchasten. See In-.

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pen_up

  • verb confine in a fold, like sheep
    fold.

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limit

  • noun the greatest possible degree of something
    boundary; bound.
    • what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior
    • to the limit of his ability
  • noun final or latest limiting point
    terminus ad quem; terminal point.

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enchained

  • adjective satellite bound with chains
    chained.
    • enchained demons strained in anger to gnaw on his bones
    • prisoners in chains
  • verb restrain or bind with chains
    enchain.

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faggot

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; queer; pouf; fag.
  • noun a bundle of sticks and branches bound together
    fagot.

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pinion

  • noun a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack
  • noun any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird
    flight feather; quill feather; quill.

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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