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Noun
A device that restrains freedom of movement
“He looked at the shackle around his ankle again. If he couldn't break it, he might be able to squeeze out of it.”
Noun
An obstacle to the normal progress or functioning of something
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“The young man saved her by removing the shackle that was the sin and righteousness she was burdened with.”
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A heavy burden of responsibility or obligation
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Verb
To restrain or chain with shackles
“When Jimmy came into the camp, Al had him shackle the prisoner to a tree.”
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To restrict or hamper the progress or function of
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“A writer must never allow rules or format to shackle his ability to communicate.”
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