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adjective as in controlled

adjective as in numbered

adjective as in retained

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Example Sentences

Because the air fryer is a contained, high-pressure, smaller unit, its temperature is easily controlled.

Coca-Cola was a wildly popular drink and hangover remedy because, well, it contained cocaine.

According to court testimony by the lead NCIS investigator, it contained various mobile phones and even valuable letters.

You may be wondering what work of monumental consequence is contained within these gilded pages.

Heal STL was destroyed, as were several other shops and offices contained in the building that went up in smoke Monday night.

Many of the answers to how we make the world better for children—and better for all of us—are contained here.

Yet, Monsieur Arden, I have discovered some of the best treasures the house contained, and they are at present in this room.

Besides a few crumbs, it contained a small lump of narwhal blubber and a little packet.

Chemistry has taught us that nicotine is only one among many principles which are contained in the plant.

If not, I shall do so as soon as possible, as befits the importance of what is contained in them, and the service of your Majesty.

Tony, less self-centred, less rigidly contained, had penetrated her by an understanding sympathy greater than his own.


On this page you'll find 368 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contained, such as: composed, disciplined, guarded, restrained, calm, and cool.

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