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Word: unbridled

Definition: violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed


Sentences Containing 'unbridled'

But restraints are not so fashionable just now as unbridled licence.
The Stoics aspired to the repression of all emotion, and the Epicureans to freedom from all disturbance; yet in the upshot the one has become a synonym of stubborn endurance, the other for unbridled licence.
Don Quixote was on foot with his horse unbridled and his lance leaning against a tree, and in short completely defenceless; he thought it best therefore to fold his arms and bow his head and reserve himself for a more favourable occasion and opportunity.

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