immure immure

Definition(s):

  • (v) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

Usage(s):

  1. Once again, human ingenuity and the will to freedom had prevailed over Communist East Germany's determination to immure its citizens behind the most formidable frontier in history.
  2. Also in the convent are "penitents," delinquent girls who may be committed by their families or by a court, and worldlings impelled to immure themselves by a sudden agony of remorse or access of faith.

News

  • Episode Review: Showtime's new 'Masters of Sex' slow to climax

    Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan screaming at each other? About sex? In the ’50s? Color me DTF (in the figurative sense). If it were possible to immure Showtime’s new series, “Masters of Sex,” into a four-sentence back-and-forth with oneself, it would be that back-and-forth. read more
    on September 19, 2013     Source: The Michigan Daily

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periphery periphery
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