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  • 1 imprison — v. a. Incarcerate, immure, confine, commit, shut up, put in duress or durance, place in confinement …

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  • 2 arrest — ar·rest 1 /ə rest/ n [Middle French arest, from arester to stop, seize, arrest, ultimately from Latin ad to, at + restare to stay]: the restraining and seizure of a person whether or not by physical force by someone acting under authority (as a… …

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  • 3 incarcerate — v. a. Imprison, put in prison, place in confinement, put in duress, place in durance, immure, confine, commit, send to jail …

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  • 4 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 5 Restraint — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Restraint >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 restraint restraint Sgm: N 1 hindrance hindrance &c. 706 Sgm: N 1 coercion coercion &c.(compulsion) 744 Sgm: N 1 cohibition cohibition constraint repression …

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  • 6 restraint — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of holding back Nouns 1. restraint, inhibition, repression, discipline, control, check, curb, rein; limitation, restriction; prohibition; monopoly. See circumscription, limit, subjection, retention,… …

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  • 7 detain — de·tain vt 1: to hold or keep in custody or possession property wrongfully detain ed a juvenile detain ed in a care facility 2: to restrain from proceeding detain ed the driver and asked to see his license …

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  • 8 trammel — n Usu. trammels 1. restraint, constraint, check, curb, barrier, block, obstacle, bar; hindrance, impediment, deterrent, holdback, stumbling block; hitch, snag, knot, drawback, Inf. fly in the ointment. 2. fetters, manacles, bonds, shackles,… …

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