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shackle
used in The Poisonwood Bible

4 uses
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Definition
to restrain freedom
  • Hundreds of political prisoners, shackled.
    Book 5 — Exodus (54% in)
  • You'll say I walked across Africa with my wrists unshackled, and now I am one more soul walking free in a white skin, wearing some thread of the stolen goods: cotton or diamonds, freedom at the very least, prosperity.
    Book 1 — Genesis (7% in)
  • At least he isn't shackled under the stadium floor, Elisabet keeps saying, and I suppose even my broken heart can accept that as good fortune.
    Book 5 — Exodus (72% in)
  • If chained is where you have been, your arms will always bear marks of the shackles.
    Book 5 — Exodus (91% in)

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