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immure

verb

Definition of IMMURE

1
to close or shut in by or as if by barriers <scientists at the research station in Alaska are immured by the frozen wastelands that surround them>
Synonyms box (in), cage, closet, coop (up), corral, encage, encase, envelop, fence (in), hedge, hem (in), house, immure, include, mew (up), pen, wall (in)
2
to put in or as if in prison <immured by a controlling, possessive mother, the young woman had no outside social life>

March 05, 2015
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