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ree straynd

  • v  keep under control; keep in check
  • v  place limits on (extent or access)
  • v  to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
  • v  hold back
  • v  to compel or deter by or as if by threats
  • s  cool and formal in manner
  • a  under restraint
  • s  marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes
    restrained in his response
  • s  not showy or obtrusive
  • s  prudent

  • One of the attendants poured a bottle of water over Reid, who was then restrained with passengers' belts and sedated with drugs from the onboard medical kit.
  • The institutions are understaffed and often lack basic facilities; many patients, both children and adults, are kept restrained for months, even years.
  • With clever designers and manufacturers turning to materials like birchwood and state-of-the-art plastics, even the budget-restrained can now decorate with panache.
News & Articles

  • IMF: US economy improving but spending cuts a drag
    The U.S. economy is on sounder footing than it was a year ago but is still being restrained by government spending cuts and tax increases, the International Monetary Fund said Friday. The IMF's annual ...
    June 14, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • California Lawmakers Pass $96.3 Billion Brown Budget
    California lawmakers sent Governor Jerry Brown a $96.3 billion budget tempered by his restrained revenue estimates, even as higher taxes have given the most- populous U.S. state its first surplus in almost a decade.
    June 14, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • California Senate Passes $96.3 Billion Budget Day Early
    California’s Senate passed a $96.3 billion budget with spending tempered by Governor Jerry Brown’s restrained revenue estimate, even as higher taxes have given the most-populous U.S. state a surplus for the first time in almost a decade.
    June 14, 2013 - Bloomberg

  • David Stern in Forbes
    I was very disappointed,Stern said. "Clearly, we're not getting through or players in certain circumstances just don't want to be restrained. I would suggest that those players will not have long careers in the NBA."
  • Bruce Froemming in USA Today
    Froemming said Bradley "got grumpy with Mike Winters. Winters told him to knock it off and he continued it. There is no covering up what he did. He had to be physically restrained."
  • Kevin Rudd in Melbourne Herald Sun
    If they move outside of official interest rate settings ...... then I am sure government will not be restrained from making appropriate comment,Mr Rudd told ABC Radio in Brisbane today. "Banks experiencing record profitability should be...

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