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Adjective
Not displaying emotion
“Even when talking in the most restrained of voices, Hugo's lilt would still rise up above all others.”
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Restrained and unpretentious in nature or appearance
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“Throughout Misery is a Butterfly, all recording tracks share this remarkably restrained touch.”
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(of colours) Having a restrained or non-vibrant quality
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Not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily
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Cautious and having possible reservations
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Showing little or no feeling
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Self-disciplined or ascetic
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Conforming to standards of good behaviour
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Of or in a restrained conservative style
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Very plain in style or appearance
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(of a thought or desire) Kept suppressed and unconscious in one's mind
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Taking place or progressing slowly or by degrees
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Imprisoned or confined
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Constrained under authority or power
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Made silent
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In quarantine
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Not offering, involving, or eager for new or stimulating things
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Shackled
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Done with full awareness of the likely consequences
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Kept in one's possession
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Not excessive
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Having a handicap
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Prone to speaking evasively, indirectly, or duplicitously
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Abstaining from extramarital, or from all, sexual intercourse
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Obliged by law, circumstances, or duty to do something
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Being in a disadvantaged or compromised state
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Sterile
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Not drinking alcohol
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Polite, calm, and sensible in behaviour
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(of a space) Restricted in area or volume
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Embarrassed or guilty because of one's actions, characteristics, or associations
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Not committed to a cause, activity, etc
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Emphasizing insignificance
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Past tense for to limit or restrict
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“His shoulders were shaking in an attempt to restrain himself and appear strong in front of his brother.”
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Past tense for to control or keep in check
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“It would produce a report, stating its opinion as to whether or not the proposed takeover would be likely to prevent or restrict competition or restrain trade and would be likely to operate against the common good.”
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Past tense for to prevent (someone or something) from doing something
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Past tense for to deprive (someone) of freedom of movement or personal liberty
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“Finally, he reached into his knapsack, removing a pair of handcuffs and leg shackles to restrain Nathan.”
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Past tense for to arrest or take into lawful or authorized custody
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Past tense for to cause to fail
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Past tense for to imprison, confine or incarcerate someone
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Past tense for to keep from harm, or to ensure the safety of
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Past tense for to refrain from saying or doing something
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Past tense for to try to prevent by action or argument
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Past tense for to tighten down
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Past tense for to become or make less wide
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Past tense for to bind, compel, constrain, or oblige by a social, legal, or moral tie
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Past tense for to be very economical or mean about spending or providing something
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Past tense for state that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of
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Past tense for to remove or alter parts considered offensive or unseemly
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Past tense for to hold exclusive control of a market or supply
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