Thesaurus / gag
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The gags come in hard and heavy with the kind of pop culture references you’d find in a Dreamworks 3-D animated movie, which make me wonder if the game is better suited for children.

These letters, which are the subject of ongoing constitutional disputes in federal courts, allow the FBI to include a gag order with demands for data—barring the company from even disclosing the existence of such a request.

It is critical for the Kenyan government to look to its own policies and increase budgetary allocation for sexual and reproductive health services so that they cushion the impact of the global gag rule.

The initial indications are that, at least to date, publishers are underwhelmed by the economics and offended by the gag order.

The "Be Discreet" of the Beard was a gag, which he rolled round the servant's head in expert fashion.

Messengers of EvilPierre Souvestre

He saw himself seized by servants, trussed, and taken into a cellar with a gag in his mouth.

The effects of the chloroform were wearing off, but the gag kept him silent, and the ropes bound his hands and feet.

Muggs waved his head from side to side and caused the gag to slip again.

The Black StarJohnston McCulley

The cloth of the gag would be eaten, too, but by that time, there would be no flesh under it from which a scream might come.

Happy EndingFredric Brown

I thought that Evan had forgotten to gag me, but before we went to the gate of the stockade he came and did it well.

A Prince of CornwallCharles W. Whistler


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