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bound
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
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  • But before they drove off she called Maugrim and he came bounding like an enormous dog to the side of the sledge.
  • He had bounded up to the stone lion and breathed on him.

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  • Then the dwarf set him with his back against a tree and bound him fast.
  • "Bind him, I say!" repeated the White Witch.
  • Then, having caught sight of Aslan, he went bounding after him and frisking round him whimpering with delight and jumping up to lick his face.
  • They began to drag the bound and muzzled Lion to the Stone Table, some pulling and some pushing.
  • Bind him fast.
  • Those who had been afraid to come near him even after he was bound began to find their courage, and for a few minutes the two girls could not even see him — so thickly was he surrounded by the whole crowd of creatures kicking him, hitting him, spitting on him, jeering at him.
  • Edmund stood and waited, his fingers aching with cold and his heart pounding in his chest, and presently the grey wolf, Maugrim, the Chief of the Witch’s Secret Police, came bounding back and said, "Come in!

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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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