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confining

verb
present participle of confine

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1 to set bounds or an upper limit for
  • will confine my remarks to the subject we came here to discuss

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“Confining.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/confining. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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