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slaughterer, help, killer, homicide, receiver, murderess, criminal, murderer, slayer, liquidator, triggerman, butcher, massacrer, killer, cutthroat, gangster.
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Correct spelling:
confining
Synonyms:
enclosing (adjective)
embracing, enclosing, enveloping, imprisoning, covering.
limiting (adjective)
constraining, restricting, terminating, edge, bounding, restraining, limiting, zenith, extreme, maximum, utmost.
punishing (verb)
reprising, judging, avenging, chastening, persecuting, keelhauling, castigating, disciplining, imprisoning, agonizing, executing, sentencing, distressing, penalizing, incarcerating, crucifying, fining, punishing, burdening, anguishing, pillorying, correcting, chastising, torturing, afflicting, trying, lambasting.
limiting (verb)
prescribing, circumscribing, hampering, trammeling, immuring, keeping locked up, keeping behind bars, repressing, compassing, checking.
enclosing (verb)
imprisoning, enclosing, encompassing, enveloping, impounding, trapping, corralling, holding, embracing, fencing, caging, encircling, surrounding, containing, covering.
restraining (verb)
restricting, detaining, hindering, impeding, restraining, tethering, collaring, leashing, constricting, inhibiting, binding, controlling, shackling, bridling, constraining.
punishing (adjective)
persecuting, crucifying, distressing, punishing, anguishing, tortuous, incarcerating, chastening, penalizing, imprisoning, disciplining, burdensome, agonizing.
secluding (verb)
screening, disbarring, sequestering, alienating, extirpating, ejecting, isolating, removing, excommunicating, closeting, cloistering, rejecting, separating, ousting, expatriating, secluding, extraditing, detaching, evicting, expelling, boycotting, segregating, blacklisting, deporting, ostracizing, excluding, blackballing, eliminating, insulating, exiling, banishing, cordoning.
imprisoning (verb)
manacling, locking up, imprisoning, condemning, collaring, harnessing, sentencing, shackling, fettering, incarcerating, tethering, bridling, fencing, caging, straight jacketing, impounding, handcuffing, jailing.
Other synonyms:
cramped, closelipped, limiting, narrowing, tighten, restrictive, skinny, tightlipped, snug, cheeseparing, tight, confined, airless, closemouthed, constrictive, crowded, unaired, narrow, stuffy, secretive, constraining, close, close-fitting, faithful, penny-pinching, near, nigh, restricting.
Examples of usage:
  1. As it was, we succeeded in confining the conflagration to this particular part of it, which within two hours had burnt out, leaving nothing standing but the stark, stone walls. - "Queen Sheba's Ring", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. She had gone very white, and she tried to push her chair away from the table, making a gesture as though she wanted to be free of its confining edge; but her hands seemed too weak to accomplish the act, and she let them fall into her lap. - "Secret Bread", F. Tennyson Jesse.
  3. " I'm very glad, dear," said Salis; " but I wish she would give up confining herself so to her room. - "The Man with a Shadow", George Manville Fenn.

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