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1‘the horse had been tethered to a post’
tie, tie up, hitch, rope, chain
bind, fetter, shackle, restrain
rope, chain, cord, lead, leash
‘the poor man was clearly at the end of his tether’
at one's wits' end, desperate, not knowing which way to turn, unable to cope
at the end of one's rope
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