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  • verb Present participle of fetter.

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Examples

  • I really think that more research and fettering is required in the selection of abbv for someone's political hmmm ... motivation?

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  • Rideout and Premier Danny Williams spent a lot of time talking about "fettering" the supposedly evil John Risley and another board member named George Armoyan.

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  • This psychological "fettering" of the Soviet military was labeled the "Tbilisi syndrome."

    Book Review: The Kremlin and the High Command: Presidential Impact on the Russian Military from Gorbachev to Putin

  • This very trait was one of the reasons for limiting government to its enumerated powers, keeping it from fettering these types of humanitarian acts.

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  • Palin: “Being here with you Brit, the Fox family expanded out before me in the vast expanse that is our network, teeming with breathless new news, truth dontcha know … given freely to those free ones who embrace freely their freedom, free from the fettering of the nonfree liberal liberals eliting themselves on the people …”

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  • He took a moment to indulge in a bit of pardonable pride in himself; not for him the plaints of lesser men, who bleated about the fettering of their great gifts to the rock of bureaucracy, the loss of their personal time, the sacrifice of their relationships and families on the altar of Duty.

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  • He was one, I confess, that I felt a mite sorry for, when the fettering was done, and the band had struck up "The Rogues March", and they shuffled off, dragging their irons as they were herded away to the New Jail beyond the Grand Trunk Road.

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  • The arrogance of the great capitalists remains undamaged, as they busy themselves with post-disaster job one: fending off what they fear will be a tide of market-fettering regulations and restrictions curbing their freedom to plunder the planet.

    Robert Koehler: Restraining the Profit Itch

  • The arrogance of the great capitalists remains undamaged, as they busy themselves with post-disaster job one: fending off what they fear will be a tide of market-fettering regulations and restrictions curbing their freedom to plunder the planet.

    Robert Koehler: Restraining the Profit Itch

  • As a result of the evil liberals fettering Harry, Scorpio is left free to suffocate a fourteen-year old girl and hijack a schoolbus full of kids.

    Johann Hari: If you want to see how America can change, ask Dirty Harry

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