Thesaurus / durance
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Together they seemed to be making common cause against the detective, who was rushing Miss Million up to town and to durance vile!
Knowing what a stake it was I rode for, you may imagine how this day in durance ate into me like a canker.
Is it possible that innocent people are held in durance here?
THE AWAKENINGLEO NIKOLEYEVICH TOLSTOY
Offenders, generally, could “run their letters” and protest, if kept in durance untried for sixty days.
Its durance had been long and hard, and now the time was at hand when it must die, worn out with age and suffering.
If he stayed in durance, his lessons would be forgotten, and his pupils would be able to dance no more.
A CIVIL SERVANT IN BURMAHERBERT THIRKEL WHITE
So saying, he went away in a rage, and released Syclax from his durance with his own hands.
DARIUS THE GREATJACOB ABBOTT
He had died of the shock, as some of his creditors thought it behooved him to do,—died in prison after one week's durance.
PEAK AND PRAIRIEANNA FULLER
At length, after threading a high ascent, we saw the valley of the Durance suddenly below us.
I saw one gentleman-like-looking man remonstrating; in a trice he was in durance vile.

WORDS RELATED TO DURANCE

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.