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Synonyms for cincture

to encircle with or as if with a band

Synonyms for cincture

a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers

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The pope condemns the sanctions again and again, and American Catholics don't know sanctions from cinctures.
Most of the old cinctures and constraints that used to exist-censorship of content is a blatant example - have been driven off the field.
The emergence of something called metafiction in the American sixties was and is hailed by academic critics as a radical aesthetic, a whole new literary form unshackled from the canonical cinctures of narrative and mimesis and free to plunge into reflexivity and self-conscious meditations on aboutness.