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cap·tive

captive

 
 
pronunciation:
kaep tihv
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who is captured and held prisoner.
The captive had no way to escape.
synonyms:
prisoner
similar words:
convict, hostage, jailbird
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: held as prisoner.
The captive wolf howled all night.
synonyms:
confined, imprisoned, restrained
similar words:
caged, locked up, penned
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