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Search phrase: restraint

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 15 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iv.41But puts it off to a compelled restraint;But puts it off to a compell'd restraint:
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.213Madding my eagerness with her restraint,Madding my eagernesse with her restraint,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.i.97To know the reason of this strange restraint.To know the reason of this strange restraint: 
CymbelineCym I.ii.5That lock up your restraint. For you Posthumus,That locke vp your restraint. For you Posthumus,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.v.132The muzzle of restraint, and the wild dogThe muzzle of Restraint; and the wilde Dogge
King Edward IIIE3 IV.i.27Without restraint may have recourse to CalaisWithout restraint may haue recourse to Callis,
King JohnKJ IV.ii.52Th' enfranchisement of Arthur, whose restraintTh'infranchisement of Arthur, whose restraint
Measure for MeasureMM I.ii.123Why, how now, Claudio? Whence comes this restraint?Why how now Claudio? whence comes this restraint.
Measure for MeasureMM I.ii.127Turns to restraint. Our natures do pursue,Turnes to restraint: Our Natures doe pursue
Measure for MeasureMM I.iv.4But rather wishing a more strict restraintBut rather wishing a more strict restraint
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.71Ay, just. Perpetual durance, a restraint,I iust, perpetuall durance, a restraint
OthelloOth I.ii.15Or put upon you what restraint and grievanceOr put vpon you, what restraint or greeuance,
OthelloOth IV.iii.89Throwing restraint upon us; or say they strike us,Throwing restraint vpon vs: Or say they strike vs,
Twelfth NightTN V.i.79My love without retention or restraint,My loue without retention, or restraint,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.40their own restraint and disasters. Yet sometime atheir owne restraint, and disasters: Yet sometime a

Glossary

 23 result(s).
absoluteunrestricted, unconditional, without restraint
awesubjection, restraint, dread
bond[physical] tie, restraint, constraint
checkrestraint, control, counsel of moderation
circumscriptionrestriction, restraint, constraint
cock-a-hoop, set[unclear meaning] abandon all restraint, put everything into disorder
confineconfinement, restraint, limitation
continentrestrictive, constraining, enforcing restraint
controlmentcontrol, restraint, check
curbcontrolling chain or strap passed under a horse's jaw; check, restraint
forbearancepatience, restraint, moderation
franklyfreely, without restraint, unrestrictedly
headact without restraint, make a rush forward
incontinencylack of sexual restraint, sexual indulgence, infidelity
intemperancewild behaviour, lack of restraint
modestymoderation, restraint, discipline
putting downsuppression, restraint, repression
reincontrol, restraint, curb
restraintcaptivity, imprisonment, confinement
restraintprohibition, exclusion, keeping out
silenceforce to remain in silence, keep under restraint
sparinglywith restraint, discreetly, in a reserved way
stillnessrestraint, sobriety, quietness of behaviour

Thesaurus

 22 result(s).
abandon all restraintcock-a-hoop, set
restraintbond
restraintmodesty
restraintcurb
restraintcircumscription
restraintputting down
restraintconfine
restraintawe
restraintstillness
restraintcontrolment
restraintrein
restraintcheck
restraintforbearance
restraint, abandoncock-a-hoop, set
restraint, act withouthead
restraint, enforcingcontinent
restraint, keep undersilence
restraint, lack ofintemperance
restraint, withsparingly
restraint, withoutabsolute
restraint, withoutfrankly
sexual restraint, lack ofincontinency
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