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Restrain

To limit or restrict; to deprive of freedom or liberty; to control, check, repress.
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How receptive a Jew's regular environment is can make the difference between a Jewish student coming back from a Jewish event and either restrainedly saying "I was at this Jewish thing.
As a single working woman, exploring the beaches and nightclubs of San Juan unaccompanied by older family members, Rodriguez may well have seemed fair sexual game to the professional men whose masculine social prowess depended upon developing sexual affairs with women of lower social classes, while publicly and more restrainedly courting "marriageable" women from their own social networks.
From her nowiconic queer portraits like Self-Portrait/Cutting, 1993, to the restrainedly elegant series "Freeway," 1994-95, the quietly polemic "Domestic," 1998, and, more recently, her lustrous photographs of surfers, Opie's work has focused on subjects ranging from the far periphery to the dead center of Americana, often expanding and modifying conventional understandings of both.
Stubbs's largest treatment of the subject, both the most violent and the most restrainedly neoclassical, is quite early, the great canvas of 1762 in the Mellon collection at Yale.