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manacle

man·a·cle

manacle

 
 
pronunciation:
mae n kl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a metal fetter like a bracelet, usu. one of a pair linked by a chain, used to shackle the wrists; handcuff.
The prisoner's wrists bled from the tight manacles.
synonyms:
cuff, fetter, handcuff, irons, shackle
similar words:
chain
definition 2: something used to confine or restrain.
synonyms:
chain, check, curb, leash, restraint
similar words:
fetter, shackle, trammel
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: manacled, manacles, manacling
definition: to confine or restrain with or as though with handcuffs; fetter.
The prisoners had been manacled to the dungeon wall.
synonyms:
fetter, handcuff, shackle
similar words:
chain, collar, confine, leash, restrain
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