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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Incarceration or imprisonment

Usage examples (36)
  • The prisoner aged rapidly after years of durance in the jail cell.
  • Then said Musa, “Ask him why he is in durance of this column?”
  • As Murk languishes in durance vile, someone decides to change the game.
  • No, but close by; held in durance in the capital, with liberators so near. for more
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