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  • as incaptive
  • as insafe
  • as inbehind bars

synonyms for under lock and key

  • caged
  • enslaved
  • imprisoned
  • incommunicado
  • bound
  • confined
  • ensnared
  • in custody
  • incarcerated
  • jailed
  • locked up
  • penned
  • restricted
  • subjugated

antonyms for under lock and key

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  • disillusioned
  • free
  • independent
  • loose
  • uninterested
  • insecure
  • unprotected
  • dangerous
  • exposed
  • harmful
  • incautious
  • poisonous
  • risky
  • unguarded
  • unsafe
  • unthoughtful
  • vulnerable
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    How to use under lock and key in a sentence

    Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    The Pontellier and Ratignolle compartments adjoined one another under the same roof.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    The Majesty on high has a colony and a people on earth, which otherwise is under the supremacy of the Evil One.
    SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
    Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    For several months he remained under a political cloud, charged with incompetency to quell the Philippine Rebellion.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    Under so many savage blows, the labouring mountains brought forth Turks.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
    ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
    Under the internal pressure his whiskers stood on end and his face grew red.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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    WORDS RELATED TO UNDER LOCK AND KEY

    • confined
    • imprisoned
    • in jail
    • in prison
    • incarcerated
    • jailed
    • put away
    • serving time
    • under lock and key
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