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Synonyms for captive

Synonyms for captive

an animal that is confined

a person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion

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being in captivity

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giving or marked by complete attention to

References in classic literature ?
Likewise, at first, tossed down in the canoe house, he had bristled and snarled at his fellow captives, not realizing their plight, and, since always he had been trained to look upon niggers as the eternal enemy, considering them responsible for the catastrophe to the Arangi and to Skipper.
They made way with foot and hand, kicking and thrusting dragging and shoving, the bound captives to either side of the space which the canoe was to occupy.
Some of the surrounding warriors explained to the old chief, that the captive was a Pawnee-Loup.
One could almost have believed, as her gray-whiskered second mate used to say of the old Duke of S-, that they knew the road to the Antipodes better than their own skippers, who, year in, year out, took them from London - the place of captivity - to some Australian port where, twenty-five years ago, though moored well and tight enough to the wooden wharves, they felt themselves no captives, but honoured guests.
But the creatures led their captives away from the rocks and the road, down the hill by a side path until they came before a low mountain of rock that looked like a huge bowl turned upside down.
I suppose King Roquat is planning revenge against us," she said, musingly, "and thinks he can surprise us and make us his captives and slaves.
uf himself opened the scene by thus addressing his ill-fated captive.
On her part and my own, senora," replied the captive, "I kiss your hands, and I esteem highly, as I ought, the favour you have offered, which, on such an occasion and coming from persons of your appearance, is, it is plain to see, a very great one.
Now and then Duncan caught a glimpse of a light form cleaving the air in some desperate bound, and he rather hoped than believed that the captive yet retained the command of his astonishing powers of activity.
Upon the second day out Mohammed Beyd reined his horse to the side of the animal on which the captive was mounted.
While Sola was away I took occasion to examine more minutely the room in which I found myself captive.
But when the cowardly insulter spat in the face of the captive monarch Athos grasped his dagger.
Therefore one of these Thou must make sure thy own: the Parthian first, By my advice, as nearer, and of late Found able by invasion to annoy Thy country, and captive lead away her kings, Antigonus and old Hyrcanus, bound, Maugre the Roman.
Why, as for that," remarked Dorothy, "if Yoop is a captive there's no need to beware of him.
When the old King heard the sad news he died, and James, captive though he was, became King of Scotland.