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Search phrase: restrain

Plays

 5 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CoriolanusCor I.i.82statutes daily to chain up and restrain the poor. If theStatutes daily, to chaine vp and restraine the poore. If the
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iii.63Such as we see when men restrain their breathSuch as we see when men restraine their breath
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.i.176Though strongly apprehended, could restrain(Though strongly apprehended) could restraine
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.123.2attempting to restrain him
MacbethMac II.i.8Restrain in me the cursed thoughts that naturerestraine in me the cursed thoughts / That Nature

Poems

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Venus and AdonisVen.579 She is resolved no longer to restrain him; She is resolu'd no longer to restraine him,

Glossary

 18 result(s).
awecontrol, restrain, master
bridlecurb, restrain, keep control of
checkrestrain, stop, hold back
containrestrain, keep under control
controlcurb, restrain, hold back
courbrestrain, inhibit, hold back
curbrestrain, inhibit, hold back
dietlimit, restrict, restrain
fetterrestrain, overcome, suppress
governrestrain, control, hold in check
incontinentunchaste, unable to restrain oneself
keepprevent, restrain, forcibly hold back
keeprestrain, control, discipline
refrainrestrain, hold back, keep under control
restrainwithhold, keep back, hold back
restraindraw tightly, pull taut
stintlimit, hold back, restrain
withholdrestrain, hold back, keep in check

Thesaurus

 17 result(s).
restraindiet
restrainkeep
restrainrefrain
restrainkeep
restrainstint
restraincheck
restraingovern
restrainawe
restrainfetter
restraincurb
restraincourb
restraincontrol
restraincontain
restrainbridle
restrainwithhold
restrain oneself, unable to incontinent
unable to restrain oneselfincontinent

Themes and Topics

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Swearing...purgators during the period the ‘act to restrain abuses of players’ of 1606 made it illeg...

Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
RESTRAINBASICrestrain v, restrained adj, restraint n
RESTRAINNOTunrestrained adj
UNRESTRAINEDBASICsee RESTRAIN
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