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By that time, SantaCon had already spread beyond the narrow confines of a few prankster-explorers.

But the Sketchbook Project confines itself to restricting only submissions that might endanger the staff.

It exists only in his memory, so he retreats into the confines of his mind.

Within the confines of the Internet, this little girl exists only to make us feel better about ourselves.

It takes an effort to think beyond the clear culture-war confines of the case.

As long as he is moderately peaceful and confines his wandering brain to gesticulations and speech, he is let alone by the police.

For no caution is more truly kind than which confines servants strictly to their own sphere.

And they circumcised all the children whom they found in the confines of Israel that were uncircumcised: and they did valiantly.

And he made his brother, Simon, governor, from the borders of Tyre even to the confines of Egypt.

This section is not expressly confined to wandering persons, but the marginal note confines it to the "occasional poor."


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to confines, such as: bound/bounds, environs, purview, borders, circumference, and compass.

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