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synonyms for railroaded

  • confine
  • detain
  • imprison
  • jail
  • lock up
  • book
  • cage
  • commit
  • constrain
  • hold
  • immure
  • impound
  • intern
  • railroad
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • settle
  • slough
  • bastille
  • coop up
  • put away
  • put on ice
  • put under lock and key
  • send up the river
  • take away
  • throw book at

antonyms for railroaded

MOST RELEVANT
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • release
  • cancel
  • cease
  • stop
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • hinder
  • hold
  • keep
  • remain
  • retard
  • stop
  • calm
  • delay
  • laze
  • leave alone
  • rest
  • slow
  • wait
  • conceal
  • hide
  • pull
  • repress
  • suppress
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How to use railroaded in a sentence

If there is no other way, I must be railroaded in in an official capacity.
THE LOCUSTS' YEARSMARY HELEN FEE
He refused to pay police blackmail, was indicted, railroaded to prison and died soon after in convict stripes.
THE THIRD DEGREECHARLES KLEIN AND ARTHUR HORNBLOW
He kept the squarest pool room in Manhattan, but he refused to pay police blackmail, and he was railroaded to prison.
THE THIRD DEGREECHARLES KLEIN AND ARTHUR HORNBLOW
Into a bubbling cauldron they were gently railroaded, where brushes from above and from below washed them and pushed them on.
ACROSS THE CONTINENT BY THE LINCOLN HIGHWAYEFFIE PRICE GLADDING
In fear of acrimonious discussion this was railroaded through in two minutes.
THE AMERICAN MISSIONARY, VOL. 43, NO. 7, JULY, 1889VARIOUS
At last he found work and was doing well when he was arrested and "railroaded" to prison for an offense he did not commit.
AFTER PRISON - WHAT?MAUD BALLINGTON BOOTH
Theres a story he started in an East Side gang and was railroaded up to the reformatory for a year.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
That telegram, showing how Clipperton was being railroaded through the court, had taken their appetite.
MOTOR MATT'S RACESTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Railroaded through school and college, as he was, his tuition was necessarily defective in some important particulars.
THE BROTHERS' WARJOHN CALVIN REED
Dad Sinclair took it all grimly and quietly; he had railroaded too long to care for anybody's chaff.
THE NERVE OF FOLEYFRANK H. SPEARMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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