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1. shackle

noun. ['ˈʃækəl'] a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner).

Synonyms

  • fetter
  • constraint
  • cuff
  • restraint
  • hamper
  • manacle
  • bond
  • trammel
  • hobble
  • handlock
  • handcuff
  • ball and chain
  • irons

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • advantage
  • secured bond

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Words that Rhyme with Shackle

  • grackle
  • crackle
  • crackel
  • yakel
  • yackel
  • tackle
  • rachal
  • racal
  • mackel
  • mackall
  • kachel
  • jakel
  • jackel
  • jackal
  • hackel
  • cackle

Example sentences of the word shackle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Insert the shackle or arm of one lock into the first link of each chain.

2. Adjective
Firmly press the shackle down.

2. shackle

noun. ['ˈʃækəl'] a U-shaped bar; the open end can be passed through chain links and closed with a bar.

Synonyms

  • bar

Antonyms

  • repulsion
  • detach

3. shackle

verb. ['ˈʃækəl'] bind the arms of.

Synonyms

  • confine
  • restrain
  • hold

Antonyms

  • unbridle
  • encourage
  • derestrict
  • deny

4. shackle

verb. ['ˈʃækəl'] restrain with fetters.

Synonyms

  • cuff
  • manacle
  • confine
  • restrain
  • handcuff
  • hold

Antonyms

  • ride
  • unstrap
  • free
  • enable
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