Synonyms of trammel in English:
he made progress towards an ideal which the trammels of tradition never allowed him to attain
restraint, constraint, curb, check, impediment, obstacle, barrier, handicap, bar, block, hindrance, encumbrance, disadvantage, drawback, snag, stumbling block;
(trammels)shackles, fetters, bonds
[Antonyms] help, assistance
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the narrow skirt trammelled her steps
restrict, restrain, constrain, hamper, confine, curb, check, hinder, handicap, obstruct, impede, interfere with, forestall, thwart, frustrate;
British informalthrow a spanner in the works of
North American informalthrow a monkey wrench in the works of
[Antonyms] help, assist
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