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incarcerate
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Definition put in prison, or otherwise confine
  • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life
incarcerated = imprisoned (put in prison)
  • He was obviously incarcerated for a reason.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • incarcerated = imprisoned (put in prison)
  • And so they came to know the strange rules of their incarceration.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • incarceration = captivity (or imprisonment)
  • There they had all been incarcerated in a hotel, kept strictly away from their husband and father.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • Kim is now telling me about being rescued from certain incarceration by Willow.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • These wicked words deserve condemnation, And women, too, may earn incarceration.
    Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere  --  Tartuffe
  • I have the usual share of kooky or annoying relatives, but nobody's been incarcerated or institutionalized."
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • He did not seem terribly troubled by his incarceration, although he complained of its injustice.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • Every Friday night while Paul was incarcerated, we got a collect call from a federal prison.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • Jake was enthralled by the whole idea of my temporary incarceration, and the reasons behind it.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • Tak of the Archives was incarcerated for a time in the dungeons beneath Heaven.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • They knew the jails were not celled enough for all of them, so if it meant a few days' incarceration, what did it matter?
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • Further, when my clients were incarcerated, it was left up to them to find counsel.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • In this vault, men who had been condemned to the galleys were incarcerated until the day of their departure for Toulon.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The top one read: THE DOCTOR IS: INCARCERATED.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • The boys he'd been arrested with had also been incarcerated, but for some reason, not at the location where Sampson was held.
    Sampon Davis, et. al.  --  We Beat the Street
  • Lastly, prison is hardly a cheap solution: it costs about $25,000 a year to keep someone incarcerated.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • 'He had also been incarcerated for narcotics distribution and armed robbery.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • You are the first respectable citizen who has called on me since my incarceration, and being in jail makes one appreciate friends.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • To begin with, she's incarcerated.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever

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