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constrained
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  • He had failed in business in a licensed house in the city because his financial condition had constrained him to tie himself to second-class distillers and brewers.

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  • ...it is very grievous to be constrained to keep our hands off such a dainty dish as Narnia.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • It seemed that we were all cloaked in an unwelcome garment of racial difference that constrained, confined, and restricted us.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy

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