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Then—(with difficulty restraining another outburst of mirth)—how about "27 for oysters and Chablis" after the visit?
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
The temples and dome of the head seemed to bulge, as if there was too much inside for the strength of the restraining walls.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
The arrogant spending instinct had gained upon the moderating and self-restraining instinct.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
A man sitting in the opposite corner, thinking she was going to close the carriage window, laid a restraining hand upon her.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
At the entrance below, as OLeary was passing curiously out, he caught him with a sudden restraining clutch and a low admonition.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
In the present case, he flung himself into the battle for his sisters future without a restraining scruple.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
"Let Brave speak to them," whispered Young Matt; and the dog, feeling the restraining hand removed, barked fiercely.
THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLSHAROLD BELL WRIGHT
They snatched at it eagerly; then dropped the pencil to unloose the left hand from its restraining grasp.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
I had no feeling she was restraining herself from saying any particular things.
WARREN COMMISSION (3 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. III (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
But something in his voice alarmed her—she sprang forward, pushed aside his restraining arm, and seized the book.
THE PRINCESS DEHRAJOHN REED SCOTT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO RESTRAINING

  • confining
  • restraining
  • restricting
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