encage

verb
en·​cage | \ in-ˈkāj How to pronounce encage (audio) , en- \
encaged; encaging; encages

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a stay-at-home mom who somehow felt encaged in her home

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“Encage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/encage. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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