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fetters

noun , plural of fetter

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1 something that limits one's freedom of action or choice
  • a time-honored tradition is fine as long as it doesn't become a fetter that prevents us from trying something new
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3 something that physically prevents free movement
  • considered a seat belt a pointless fetter—until one saved his life in an auto accident
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fetters

verb , present tense third-person singular of fetter

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1 to confine or restrain with or as if with chains
  • museum artifacts that serve as somber reminders of the days when slaves were fettered with irons
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