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Noun
Restraints, usually of metal and often joined by a chain, placed around a prisoner's wrists or ankles to restrict their movement
“The stocks have stone blocks to sit on and metal restraints to shackle the legs.”
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The act of enslaving or the state of being a slave
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Restraints, usually of metal and often joined by a chain, placed around a prisoner's wrists or ankles to restrict their movement
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“Everngam baldly asserts that the provision is an unreasonable restraint on his ability to practice accountancy and the public's ability to avail itself of his services.”
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A figurative limit
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Plural for a strap or belt used to secure something in place
“Any driver failing to ensure that their child is secured with a restraint appropriate for their height and weight could be eligible for a fine.”
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Plural for the state of being detained or confined
“A suspect under restraint should be allowed to communicate with and arrange for the presence of a lawyer.”
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Plural for control over one's actions or emotions
“Stone insisted that the judiciary should exercise restraint and recognize the need for the legislative and executive branches to respond to the Great Depression.”
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Plural for the practice of self-denial, typically to further one's wellbeing
“Start building on this pillar of health by practicing temperance, moderation, portion control, and restraint when it comes to food.”
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Plural for unemotional or dispassionate behavior
“These respondents were raised in the 1960s to 1980s, a time when whitecollar workers were expected to exercise emotional restraint at work.”
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Plural for acting with timidity or a lack of self-confidence
“She begins to speak of her suffering, and she does so reluctantly, with shyness and restraint.”
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Plural for understatement, especially of artistic expression
“This tonal restraint also contributes to the antique look of the works, whose distressed and pocked surfaces appear to have weathered over time.”
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Plural for the state, act, or fact of being (emotionally) calm and composed
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Plural for the quality or condition of being plain or uncomplicated in form or design
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Plural for the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious
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Plural for courteousness and refinement of manner
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Plural for careful management of available resources
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Plural for the presentation of something as being smaller or less good or important than it really is
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Plural for the faculty by which a person decides on and initiates action
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Plural for the quality of being staid or solemn
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Plural for a guard, typically made of straps or wire, fitted over an animal's muzzle to stop it biting or feeding
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Plural for the state or characteristic of being a virgin
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Plural for an emotional difficulty or a psychological inhibition
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Plural for fixed price
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Plural for the state of being cautious
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Plural for a thing that is imposed, in particular an unfair or unwelcome demand or burden
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Plural for great embarrassment and shame
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Plural for behaviour in keeping with good taste and propriety
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Plural for the action of seizing someone and taking them into custody
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Plural for a piece of cloth put in or over a person's mouth to prevent them from speaking
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Plural for the ability to withstand prolonged hardship
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