manacle


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Synonyms for manacle

handcuff

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Synonyms for manacle

something that physically confines the legs or arms

to restrict the activity or free movement of

Synonyms for manacle

shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist

confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs

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They soon find themselves under attack by strange craft from outer space and Jake finds his manacle is in fact a weapon.
The final, futuristic chapter allows the author to loosen his historical manacles and explore the 'quest for an exemplary built environment'.
He said in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa the police had even put manacles in the wrists of a serving minister in the local government elections in KP.
Contract notice: Fetters and manacles (transport buoy and related products).
The London quartet, under the direction of US rock producer Ross Robinson, have ripped off the manacles of their nu-rave beginnings.
The exhibit has a collection of manacles and leg irons, which you can handle.
The three characters appear in many other prints on display in both exhibitions, and they each represent different forms of enslavement: on the left is Bromion, the possessive, brutal husband and slave owner, chained to Oothoon, who seeks her liberty; on the right is Theotormon, her ineffectual lover, whose manacles are 'mind-forg'd'.
A policeman today told the court in Darwin he had forgotten that manacles allegedly used to restrain Ms Lees were informally examined in South Australia.
For the more general audience, I would suggest they enjoy the larger and more thorough Undertaker of the Mind, which will soon become required reading (along with Roy Porter's Mind Forg'd Manacles [1987]) for any student of early-modern British psychiatry.
Both inmates were put in solitary confinement with leather manacles, according to the prison.
Yet government support has been lean ever since Margaret Thatcher slapped manacles on the slender wrists of the arts.
Cllr Gascoigne's own father and grandfather have both carried out repairs to the stocks in the past, but they were removed last year on the orders of the town council after the wooden foundations rotted away Cllr Gascoigne set to work by replacing two pieces with new oak, and shot-blasted and repainted the various iron manacles and brackets.
Insertion of a serrated horseshoe-shaped blade through a slit in the housing's body manacles the cable ends in place.
But there's also a very fine line between games such as Gin Rummy, Bejeweled and Poker - and it's an orange suit and manacles that you can look forward to if you decide to test the DOJ's interpretation of skill vs chance gaming.
In other words, the Tory manacles are a partisan attempt by the political wing of spivs, speculators and bad bosses to destroy organised resistance, nobble Labour and create a 21st-century slave workforce.