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enable

Synonyms:

accredit, authorize, commission, coronate, crown, depute, empower, endow, energize, enroll.
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Correct spelling:
Imprisoning

Synonyms:

adjective
enclosing
embracing, covering, confining, enveloping, enclosing.
punishing
tortuous, Crucifying, penalizing, Incarcerating, Persecuting, anguishing, burdensome, confining, distressing, Disciplining, punishing, agonizing, chastening.
verb
enclosing
encompassing, encircling, enclosing, enveloping, embracing, covering, surrounding, trapping, Corralling, Containing, holding.
imprisoning
Handcuffing, jailing, Collaring, fencing, Caging, Shackling, Tethering, Harnessing, condemning, Bridling, impounding, locking up, straight jacketing, fettering, Manacling.
punishing
confining, agonizing, Fining, Burdening, Disciplining, Pillorying, Correcting, Persecuting, Incarcerating, trying, distressing, Keelhauling, lambasting, Chastising, Crucifying, penalizing, anguishing, judging, Afflicting, punishing, chastening, Castigating, reprising, executing, avenging, Sentencing.
Examples of usage:
  1. The glistening fortification, hardly battered, stood triumphant, imprisoning the invader within. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  2. 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
  3. 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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