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Word: manacle

Definition: restrain; handcuff; N.


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::: lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
::: audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
::: rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
::: subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
::: guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
::: bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
::: iota - very small quantity
::: doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal