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See definition of shackles on Dictionary.com
  • as infetters
  • as inhandcuffs
  • as inimmobilization
  • as iniron

synonyms for shackles

  • bonds
  • captivity
  • chains
  • check
  • cuffs
  • curb
  • handcuffs
  • hindrance
  • irons
  • manacles
  • obstruction
  • restraint
  • trammels
  • bilboes

antonyms for shackles

MOST RELEVANT
  • aid
  • assistance
  • encouragement
  • freedom
  • help
  • liberation
  • promotion
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      How to use shackles in a sentence

      The shackles of despotism, which began to be loosened on the 24th of August in Porto, are now bursting in this province.
      JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
      Christianity degrades and restrains humanity with the shackles of "original sin."
      GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
      Individual genius can only struggle hopelessly with the shackles of a conventional system.
      THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
      They, who have riven the shackles of low birth or poverty, and made for themselves a glorious name—out of nothing!
      ALONEMARION HARLAND
      She must have fallen with the shackles where the hook can't get hold, but I think she's only about three feet under water.
      THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
      Portugal, under the administration of the Marquis de Pombal, broke some of the shackles by which she was held to England.
      THE DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, VOL. IV (OF 12)VARIOUS
      How he longed to be able to free her from her shackles, and offer her a happy home, independent of Miss Waller!
      THE QUIVER 3/1900ANONYMOUS
      The wreck of the Clyde was once more our standby, providing a suitable length of chain and four shackles.
      THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
      If you sight more'n three canoes at a time, knock out the shackles and run for open sea.
      WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
      The tube was loosened on its shackles and presently fell, with a tinkling sound, upon the surface of Avis Solis.
      THE MAROONERCHARLES A. STEARNS
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO SHACKLES

      • bilboes
      • bonds
      • captivity
      • chains
      • checks
      • cuffs
      • curbs
      • handcuffs
      • hindrances
      • irons
      • manacles
      • obstructions
      • restraints
      • shackles
      • trammels
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