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synonyms for shackled

  • bind
  • confine
  • cuff
  • handcuff
  • tie up
  • chain
  • fetter
  • hog-tie
  • hold
  • manacle
  • secure
  • trammel
  • hold captive
  • put a straitjacket on

antonyms for shackled

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  • free
  • release
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
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How to use shackled in a sentence

That’s not possible without a recovery strap and shackles, and relying on someone else’s equipment to perform such a dangerous task is never a good idea.
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And those who once more shackled his wrists ostentatiously wiped their hands up and down the wrappings on their thighs afterwards.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
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
Whereupon the Sultan bade sundry of his eunuchs and officers go straightway fetch him bound and shackled.
ALAEDDIN AND THE ENCHANTED LAMPJOHN PAYNE
Then a consuming anger flared in him,—anger against the past by which he was still shackled.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
We rode madly along it, so that, riding shackled and woman-fashion, I had hard work to keep my seat.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
Particular methods of study he considers of little consequence; study must not be shackled by too much method.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXVIII. FEBRUARY, 1843. VOL. LIII.VARIOUS
The name of Unitarian is deservedly dear to many of us, who yet will not be shackled by any denominational fetters.
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If we did, we should find ourselves so shackled afterwards as not to have perfect freedom in our conclusions.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
He had been regarding with interest a shackled-kneed varlet holding a halberd in his arms as if it had been a fractious bairn.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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