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What is another word for constraining?

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Present participle for to limit, restrict, or inhibit the degree or level of
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“No longer able to constrain her anger, Pari peeled the cloth off her forehead and threw it aside exploding in fury.”
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Present participle for to impede or hamper the movement or progress of
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“The specific technical shortages in their pool of personnel will constrain their progress.”
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Present participle for to physically restrict the movement of, such as by entrammeling
“Those who, like Menelaus or Aristaeus, wish to consult him must first capture him and constrain him in chains, a thing notoriously difficult to do.”
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Present participle for to shut in or place a boundary around
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Constrain them within a suitable cage until we are ready to unleash them.”
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Present participle for to forcefully pressure someone into doing something
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“If she silently rebelled against a command, nothing could constrain her into obedience.”
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Present participle for to forcefully persuade someone into doing something
“There was no show of eagerness to dispense with his services as gamekeeper, or to constrain him into retirement from duty.”
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Present participle for to hamper or hinder the development or activity of
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Present participle for to regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
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Present participle for to keep within certain limits
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Present participle for to imprison, confine or incarcerate someone
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Present participle for to have a significant influence on
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Present participle for to cause physical pain to
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Present participle for to command the doing of by one's authority
Adjective
Able or intended to restrict or prevent
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Compelling, able or likely to persuade
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Serving to repress or suppress
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Noun
A limiting or restraining action that bounds or detains movements, actions, or freedom
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