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straightjacket

(strāt′jăk′ĭt)
n. & v.
Variant of straitjacket.
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He was on the CBS show It's Magic in New York in the mid-1950s and describes being suspended upside down in a straightjacket ten stories up.
I needed to burn more rounds before I'd be able to tell if Teludyne's StraightJacket barrel system actually worked, or if it was just snake oil.
Let your belief system, that you know and trust, be your guide, not your straightjacket.
Meanwhile, back in the straightjacket of orthodox economic theory, these heresies cannot be admitted.
The essays consider such matters as cultural discourse analysis and the cognitive processes, testimony and the epistemic status of testimony-based beliefs, the emergence of intentionality, how emotions shape thoughts, a case against cultural difference, and how insisting too much on the genetic analogy will turn the meme into a straightjacket.
Drawing on examples ranging from Mozart and Beethoven to Bach and Irish rocker Bono he demonstrates that when the status of the composer and musician changed when music demonstrated a new purpose when new places and spaces celebrated music alone when new technologies allowed musicians to express themselves in new ways music was liberated from the straightjacket in which society had put it and it rose to prominence in several cultures.
1) Employees wear lab coats or nursing outfits, and the store has a straightjacket, padded booth, and "group therapy" area.
Louis is bound up in the family dynamic as if in a straightjacket.
This new effort to enforce a fresh version of Islam, however, is driven by the determination to slap a strong straightjacket based on ultra conservative values.
Liberating the Los Angeles River from its 32-mile concrete straightjacket and transforming its ugly industrial banks into parks and other natural amenities will cost an estimated $1 billion.
Also on the smaller side, the new Straightjacket 7" Enemy is urgent.
Women were thereby put in a biological straightjacket which had immense implications for their Victorian lives.