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synonyms for held down

  • calmed
  • censored
  • gagged
  • muted
  • repressed
  • restrained
  • restricted
  • subdued
  • suppressed
  • held back
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How to use held down in a sentence

The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
He held it, but it was without pressure; without recognizance of the delight with which he once grasped it.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
The aged woman made no reply; her eyes still studied Ramona's face, and she still held her hand.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HELD DOWN

  • calmed
  • censored
  • gagged
  • held back
  • held down
  • muted
  • repressed
  • restrained
  • restricted
  • subdued
  • suppressed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.