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Noun
Restricting
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The act of compressing, or the state of being compressed
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Placing in forcible detention
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(of a rule or discipline) Rigidly enforced, typically demanding total obedience or observance
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Of small width in relation to length
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Maintaining
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Restraining
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Contrary
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Serving, or causing something, to bind or fasten
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Imposing or constituting a physical, mental, or figurative load
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Present participle for to imprison or incarcerate someone
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“There is a danger that his enemies will confine him in prison most of his life, and it will cause him to be poor, gloomy and despondent.”
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Present participle for to enclose or hem in (on all sides)
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“They were able to forbid processions by employing troops and police to confine the demonstrations within very narrow limits.”
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Present participle for to confine or keep within certain limits or boundaries
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“Some of the greatest English sonneteers have felt the laws of the Italian sonnet confine their freedom of thought and expression unduly.”
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Present participle for to keep within certain limits
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Present participle for to shut off or keep apart, as from company, society, etc.
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Present participle for to limit, restrict, or inhibit
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Present participle for to crush by being too tight, such as a foot by a shoe
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Present participle for to become or make less wide
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Present participle for to make or become rigidly fixed or immovable
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Present participle for make legally null and void
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Present participle for to reduce (something) in extent or quantity
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Present participle for to cover an opening
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Present participle for to commit, confide to another's care, confidence or acceptance, with favoring representations
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Present participle for be very economical or mean about spending or providing something
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Present participle for to squeeze or pack tightly into a specified space
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