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Correct spelling:
Imprisoning

Synonyms:

adjective
enclosing
confining, covering, embracing, enclosing, enveloping.
punishing
burdensome, tortuous, agonizing, chastening, confining, distressing, punishing, Disciplining, Incarcerating, Persecuting, Crucifying, penalizing, anguishing.
verb
enclosing
covering, embracing, encircling, enclosing, encompassing, enveloping, holding, surrounding, trapping, Containing, Corralling.
imprisoning
condemning, fencing, impounding, Bridling, Caging, Handcuffing, Harnessing, Manacling, Shackling, Tethering, Collaring, fettering, jailing, locking up, straight jacketing.
punishing
agonizing, avenging, chastening, confining, distressing, executing, judging, punishing, trying, Afflicting, Burdening, Castigating, Chastising, Disciplining, Fining, Incarcerating, Keelhauling, Persecuting, Pillorying, Sentencing, Correcting, Crucifying, penalizing, anguishing, lambasting, reprising.
Examples of usage:
  1. Neither pere Lenegre, nor petite maman, nor Rosette could speak just then, for tears were choking them, but anon when milor stood nearer, petite maman knelt down, and, imprisoning his slender hand in her brown, wrinkled ones, she kissed it reverently. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  2. And this misconception is the more easy, because the final touch, the vibration that breaks the imprisoning shell, is often the answer from the Divinity within another man, or within some superhuman being, responding to the insistent cry from the imprisoned Divinity within himself; he oft- times recognises the brotherly aid, while not recognising that he himself, the cry from his inner nature, called it forth. – Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries by Annie Besant
  3. The glistening fortification, hardly battered, stood triumphant, imprisoning the invader within. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  4. An important cause of crime is the custom, still common in many states, of imprisoning young and first offenders in county jails, where they are allowed to mingle with, and learn about crime from, hardened and depraved criminals. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  5. They did not know that that silence was an iron fetter firmly imprisoning the slumbering spirits. – The Best Ghost Stories by Various

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