Thesaurus / restrained
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What each type shares is a moist crumb, fresh whipped cream and a restrained hand with sugar.
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The restrained approach differs from strict preemptive measures taking place in Europe, including lockdowns, classroom closures and requirements to wear medical-grade masks.
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She was regarded as a restrained moderate and was confirmed by the Senate 96 votes to three.
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Nothing, perhaps, but a noble desire for a really great man restrained her.
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 STORIESALGERNON 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 NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
She could not but feel the triumph to which circumstances had borne her, though magnanimity restrained its manifestation.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
At last the ladies withdraw, the men are left to themselves, and you feel a little less restrained.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
According to him, literature ought to be intentional, and the accidental restrained as much as possible.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
WORDS RELATED TO RESTRAINED
- making sense
- standing to reason
- within reason
- held back
- reined in
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