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synonyms for captivity

  • bondage
  • confinement
  • custody
  • imprisonment
  • incarceration
  • slavery
  • committal
  • constraint
  • durance
  • duress
  • enslavement
  • enthrallment
  • entombment
  • impoundment
  • internment
  • jail
  • limbo
  • restraint
  • serfdom
  • servitude
  • subjection
  • thralldom
  • vassalage
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antonyms for captivity

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  • freedom
  • liberation
  • liberty
  • independence
  • license
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As he recounts both in Blindfold and, in Theo Who Lived, the surprisingly light-spirited documentary about his captivity, he came to know his subjects a little too well.
ISLAMIST TERRORISM IS NOT DONE WITH US, WARNS FORMER AL QAEDA HOSTAGE THEO PADNOSKARL VICKFEBRUARY 25, 2021TIME
She wants to investigate if mole-rat colonies in captivity might call differently than their counterparts in the wild.
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Two pairs had youngsters, and each family snuggled together when reunited in captivity.
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First, they need to use it in a scenario where they can measure a bear without using the new technology, like with an animal in captivity.
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Trapped in a lab somewhere, a biomass escapes captivity and begins to wreak havoc on its human captors.
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Ezechias shews all his treasures to the ambassadors of Babylon: upon which Isaias foretells the Babylonish captivity.
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He reproaches the Jews for their obstinacy: he will deliver them out of their captivity, for his own name's sake.
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Under the figure of the deliverance from the Babylonish captivity, the church is invited to rejoice for her redemption from sin.
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The cities of the south are shut up, and there is none to open them: all Juda is carried away captive with an entire captivity.
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The prophet is persecuted: he denounces captivity to his persecutors, and bemoans himself.
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WORDS RELATED TO CAPTIVITY

  • accommodation
  • apprehension
  • appropriation
  • bag
  • booby trap
  • bust
  • captivity
  • capture
  • collar
  • commitment
  • confinement
  • constraint
  • crimp
  • detention
  • drop
  • fall
  • gaff
  • glom
  • grab
  • heat
  • hook
  • imprisonment
  • incarceration
  • mitt
  • nab
  • nail
  • nick
  • nip
  • pick up
  • pickle
  • pinch
  • preventive custody
  • protective custody
  • pull
  • pull in
  • restraining
  • run in
  • snare
  • sweep
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