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bound
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Brave New World
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  • The binding had been eaten by mice; some of its pages were loose and crumpled.
  • If one’s different, one’s bound to be lonely.

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  • Bound by strong vows that had never been pronounced, obedient to laws that had long since ceased to run, he sat averted and in silence.
  • Lenina bounded forward.
  • On the table under the window lay a massive volume bound in limp black leather-surrogate, and stamped with large golden T’s.
  • On the north the view was bounded by the long chalk ridge of the Hog’s Back, from behind whose eastern extremity rose the towers of the seven skyscrapers which constituted Guildford.
  • As the Savage stepped out of his taxicopter a convoy of gaily-coloured aerial hearses rose whirring from the roof and darted away across the Park, westwards, bound for the Slough Crematorium.

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as in: south-bound lanes Define
travelling in a particular direction or to a specific location
as in: She's bound to succeed. Define
almost certain to; or determined to
as in: bound together Define
held together (connected or united) or wrapped (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: I can't/must. I'm bound by... Define
tied up, prevented, or required
as in: the binding is loose Define
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
as in: It put me in a bind. Define
a difficult situation
as in: out of bounds; bounded on the east Define
a boundary or limit
as in: The deer bound across the trail. Define
to leap or jump
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