CONFINING's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of confining
a. restricting scope or freedom of action; crowded
Obviously you will travel in a confining ship with humans.
Sentence in Classic:
Finally she tied a bit of black thread round the upper part of the head, in faint resemblance to a snood worn for confining the hair.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Hitherto his orgies had always been confined to one day, and he had come back, twitching and shattered, in the evening.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
But his relations with these people were confined to one clearly defined channel, and had a certain routine from which it was impossible to depart.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The date had long passed on which, according to the most trustworthy calculations of people learned in such matters, Kitty should have been confined.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She had determined not to tell her and persuaded her father to hide the terrible news from her till after her confinement, which was expected within a few days.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Everything that reminded him of his past was repugnant to him, and so in his relations with that former circle he confined himself to trying to do his duty and not to be unfair.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
We are also to observe that upon our continent, this distemper is like religious controversy, confined to a particular spot.
Candide By Voltaire Context
My aunt received this proposal so very ungraciously, that he never ventured on a second; but ever afterwards confined himself to looking watchfully at her for her suggestions, and rattling his money.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Oliver was ordered into instant confinement; and a bill was next morning pasted on the outside of the gate, offering a reward of five pounds to anybody who would take Oliver Twist off the hands of the parish.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
He also spent a couple of months in training a mouse, which he kept confined in a little wooden cage in his bedroom.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context