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tethered

verb
past tense of tether

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to attach (someone or something) to something else by or as if by means of a line or cord
  • I tethered the boat to the dock before coming ashore.

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“Tethered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tethered. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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