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Synonyms of trammel in English:


  • he made progress towards an ideal which the trammels of tradition never allowed him to attain
    [Antonyms] help, assistance
  • verb

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  • the narrow skirt trammelled her steps
    hold back, retard, slow down, cramp, clog, straiten, hem in;
    hamstring, bridle, encumber, enmesh, ensnare
    informal stymie
    British informal throw a spanner in the works of
    North American informal throw a monkey wrench in the works of
    [Antonyms] help, assist
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