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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.
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.
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.
If sublime fly-half Daniel Carter had been fit for this clash then you might fancy the All Blacks to get behind the suffocating Springbok straightjacket with dinking kicks like they attempted in the series opener, but Carter broke his leg two weeks ago against Australia and his replacement Leon MacDonald certainly hasn't got Carter's skill with the boot.
One wonders whether New York City Ballet's tradition of nonnarrative ballets put a straightjacket on Robbins' self-confidence.
There's a long history of struggle to escape the Arabist straightjacket.