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1‘the captive was branded and fettered’
shackle, manacle, handcuff, clap in irons, put in chains, bind, tether, rope, hobble
rare enfetter, gyve
2‘these obligations do not fetter the company's powers’
restrict, restrain, constrain, confine, limit
hinder, hamper, impede, obstruct, handicap, hamstring, encumber, inhibit, check, curb, tie down
tie someone's hands, cramp someone's style
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