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adjective as in captive

adjective as in imprisoned

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adjective as in jailed

verb as in behind bars

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When he was first incarcerated, he says some sort of paperwork snafu had him imprisoned under two different, but similar, names.

But what about the philosophical beliefs of thousands of incarcerated pregnant women (PDF) across the United States?

The whole purpose of the gang is to generate money for its incarcerated leaders.

As many as one in three Black men born today will spend time incarcerated.

In recent years nearly one million African-Americans have been incarcerated at the federal, state or local levels.

The merciless commissioners had ordered her to be incarcerated in a cell which no beam of light could penetrate.

Once the job was done—if he were possessed of all information on it—he might be incarcerated or even shot as a Security risk.

In idea she was fettered and incarcerated in the worst cell of the worst prison in London.

Yet, in spite of his humane teachings, lunatics were found incarcerated in cages in some of the French cities as late as 1834.

He caused the prisoners to be taken from the custody of Colonel Casey, brought to Olympia, and incarcerated in a blockhouse.


On this page you'll find 105 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to incarcerated, such as: caged, enslaved, imprisoned, incommunicado, bound, and confined.

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