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pinioning

See definition of pinioning on Dictionary.com
  • as inpin
  • as inrestrain
  • as insecure
  • as inbind
  • as inimmobilize
  • as indisable

synonyms for pinioning

  • affix
  • bind
  • clasp
  • fasten
  • fix
  • close
  • immobilize
  • join
  • pinion
  • press
  • restrain
  • secure
  • hold down
  • hold fast

antonyms for pinioning

MOST RELEVANT
  • detach
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • release
  • unfasten
  • disjoin
  • unlatch
  • unpin
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How to use pinioning in a sentence

They passed a second cord around Richard's arms, drawing back and pinioning them tight above the elbows.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
My man stopped for a moment in his calm pinioning of my arms, and perhaps raised his hand to brush his face or push back his hair.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
Accordingly 574 the officers shackled him and pinioning him, haled him along in irons and entered the city with him.
ALAEDDIN AND THE ENCHANTED LAMPJOHN PAYNE
With a swift movement he flung the rope about Traynor's body, pinioning his arms firmly.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
"You're so big and smarty," she said to him once, affectionately, pinioning his arms and looking into his eyes.
THE "GENIUS"THEODORE DREISER
The man in gray saw his intention and struggled frantically to break free of the pinioning crowd.
ASSIGNMENT'S ENDROGER DEE
It was a wrestle with the animal, the vegetable thing, the pinioning of vicious tentacles.
THE SHADOW OF LIFEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
He stood her on her feet before 36 him, and took her arms at the elbows, pinioning them carefully to her sides.
CHILDREN OF THE DESERTLOUIS DODGE
Eddie played with Cadorna now, releasing the grip from his throat and pinioning his arms instead.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MARCH, 1931VARIOUS
All that the hangman, whoever he may be, does under the new regime is to unhook the halter and remove the pinioning straps.
THE CHRONICLES OF NEWGATE, V. 2/2ARTHUR GRIFFITHS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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