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synonyms for solitary confinement

  • holding cell
  • isolation
  • lockdown
  • solitary
  • the hole
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The light which discovered its dismal bounds to his solitary eyes, came from a small grated aperture in the vaulted roof.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
But it was not necessary for him to enquire how strict, or how apparently long, was to be his confinement.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
It has been years since they have had a license at our tavern, so there was a solitary man in the bar-room when I entered.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The doctor who had attended his wife during her confinement was indisposed, and was represented only by an affidavit.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
"I was playin' sock-ball," snuffled the boy, and a solitary tear rolled down his snub nose.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The three prisoners in question, as well as 11 Franciscan friars, were consequently placed in close confinement.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
With these words the matron dropped into her chair, and, once more resting her elbow on the table, thought of her solitary fate.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
It needs better evidence to stamp this solitary suggestion of a blot on the clear scutcheon of Douglas.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Mr. MacCulloch also writes me word that the Solitary Snipe occasionally occurs.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
The clock striking that one solitary warning, completely roused Dorothy from her half conscious state.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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