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  • n. Plural form of captivity.


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  • The Hebrew is plural, "captivities"; to express the captivities of different ages of their history, as well as the diversity of places in which they were and are dispersed. before your eyes -- Incredible as the event may seem, your own eyes with delight shall see it.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • This weird idea of endless captivities and solo suffering (no, he was never held prisoner in a city; wtf) as the motivator and impetus for All That Comes After is so very bizarre that I genuinely don't understand it.

    Mongol The Movie

  • They tell their stories in alternating chapters, creating a harrowing narrative of two captivities.

    A marriage held hostage by the Taliban

  • Isn't it odd that McCain and Solzhenitsyn would have experienced such nearly identical events during their respective captivities?

    Mark Nickolas: Did McCain Steal His "Cross in the Dirt" Story at the Saddleback Forum From Solzhenitsyn?

  • Reminiscences of Forty-Three Years in India: Including the Cabul disasters, captivities in Afghanistan and the Punjaub, and a narrative of the mutinies in Rajputana by Sir George Lawrence

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Taliban militants strike in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province

  • The skall of a gall (for every dime he yawpens that momouth you could park your ford in it) who has papertreated him into captivities with his inside man by a hocksheat of starvision for an avrageto-peace of parchment, cooking up his lenses to be my apoclogypst, the recreuter of conscraptions, let him be asservent to Kinahaun!

    Finnegans Wake

  • The captivities of million in central and Eastern Europe will be remembered as one of the greatest wrongs of history.

    CNN Transcript May 7, 2005

  • The only thought that had sustained her through her two captivities had been the thought of him and the hope of seeing him again.

    One Night for Love

  • Only a brain with the Vulcan geniusand driving arroganceof T'Kreng could have summoned the mental resilience to overcome this most complete of alien captivities.

    Time's Enemy

  • We cannot allow the birth of our society as a united, non-racial and democratic nation to be held to ransom by captivities of the apartheid past.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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