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synonyms for fettered

  • bind
  • chain
  • check
  • clog
  • confine
  • cuff
  • curb
  • encumber
  • hamper
  • hamstring
  • handcuff
  • hinder
  • hobble
  • hog-tie
  • leash
  • manacle
  • repress
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • shackle
  • trammel
  • drag feet
  • hang up
  • hold captive
  • put straitjacket on
  • throw monkey wrench in
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antonyms for fettered

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  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • expedite
  • free
  • help
  • let go
  • liberate
  • permit
  • promote
  • release
  • loose
  • loosen
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How to use fettered in a sentence

Edward sent him to London, 'fettered on a hackney,' to undergo the same barbarous death as his heroic brother.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
The whole city was like a prisoner, whose limbs are held while he is searched and fettered.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
More than once he sighed—sighed heavily, as a man when fettered and compelled to act against his better nature.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
She too hides somewhere, deep down, a poor fettered thing that would gladly join the revel, if it dared.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
These (p. 119) statistics are of interest as showing what can be done by a club when not fettered by club premises.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
They are the natural complement and unavoidable consequence of three preceding years of Free Trade and a fettered Currency.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
A glance at the austere plateau and the ice-fettered coast was evidence of a rigid, inhospitable climate.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
His recovery was rapid, and he was soon released from the tyranny which woman loves to establish about the sickness-fettered man.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
But Prussia was still watchful, and England was no longer fettered as in 1773 by troubles with America.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME VIII (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
In idea she was fettered and incarcerated in the worst cell of the worst prison in London.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FETTERED

  • bound
  • chained
  • confined
  • fettered
  • manacled
  • restrained
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.