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    captive

    captive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word captive

    Definition
    (noun) a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
    Synonyms : prisoner
    Definition
    (noun) an animal that is confined Definition
    (noun) a person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion Definition
    (adj) being in captivity
    Synonyms : confined , imprisoned , jailed
    Definition
    (adj) giving or marked by complete attention to
    Example Sentence
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for captive

Captive:Those who use Cup(plate) to drink tea(tive) are confined with their emotion of drinking in that way.

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