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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - Bound by chains fastened around the ankles.

Usage examples (32)
  • Rather than remain shackled to a waning star, the captain filed for bankruptcy and divorce in 1905.
  • Army Colonel while he attempts to break a shackled detainee.
  • The BBC explains how the rioters are 'shackled' by living in a poor place.
  • I've been playing RPGs for 20+ years, and I cannot remember any time when I felt "shackled" by a particular genre. for more
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