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constraint
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Moby Dick
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  • In strange contrast to the hardly tolerable constraint and nameless invisible domineerings of the captain’s table, was the entire care-free license and ease, the almost frantic democracy of those inferior fellows the harpooneers.

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  • Both sides have demonstrated a lack of constraint in the discussions.
  • We want constraints on her power to spend taxpayer funds.

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