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synonyms for restrained
- calm and collected
- corked up
- in charge
- in check
- on a leash
- under control
- under wraps
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How to use restrained in a sentence
The restrained and even understanding posture that he had shown me collapsed in that sentence full of hatred and racism.
Juul’s business has been more restrained in recent years, after vocal criticism from lawmakers, regulators and health groups.Juul Is Paying $40 Million to Rebuild Its Reputation. Will It Work? | Jamie Ducharme | June 29, 2021 | Time
That being the case, bettors should consider a restrained approach to exotic bets for Saturday’s race.Odds, analysis and post positions for the 2021 Belmont Stakes | Neil Greenberg | June 4, 2021 | Washington Post
Previously she tried to use the “restrained civility” expected of a woman in politics and of someone with her cultural background.Mazie Hirono’s journey from poor immigrant to U.S. senator | Linda Killian | May 21, 2021 | Washington Post
This restrained style doesn’t mean that parents don’t pay attention, or don’t care what children do.I Was Constantly Arguing With My Child. Then I Learned the “TEAM” Method of Calmer Parenting | Michaeleen Doucleff | March 6, 2021 | Time
The Indian navy was so eager to strike it had to be restrained by the high command.
His movie producer character, Bobby Gould, is restrained but still crackling with energy.
The worst part is that Focus on the Family is restrained compared to other Christian conservative child-rearing advice.The Adrian Peterson Beating and the Christian Right's Love of Corporal Punishment | Amanda Marcotte | September 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“We can use rooftop solar to alleviate areas where supply is restrained,” he said.
“I think Hamas is going to be much more restrained in the coming years,” he said.Israeli Diplomat Says Gaza War Taught Hamas a Lesson | Eli Lake | August 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Nothing, perhaps, but a noble desire for a really great man restrained her.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
Forcing himself to believe that he had been the victim of some kind of illusory perception, he vigorously restrained his feelings.Three More John Silence Stories | Algernon Blackwood
The Determinist would say that Bill Sikes had committed a crime, and that he ought to be restrained, and taught better.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
She could not but feel the triumph to which circumstances had borne her, though magnanimity restrained its manifestation.Madame Roland, Makers of History | John S. C. Abbott
At last the ladies withdraw, the men are left to themselves, and you feel a little less restrained.Friend Mac Donald | Max O'Rell
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