Fear is my true restraint; fear of what I'll do to her child if I'm again annoyed.
Her mother moved to her side, as close as her single restraint allowed.
There was no sign of mayhem in the vehicle although a restraint was bolted to the rear floor.
Damian glared at him, his restraint on his powers rippling.
You can ask the court for an order of restraint against your husband and stop him from coming anywhere near you if you're in fear of the man.
If Dean had given any thought to how that statement sounded before he opened his big fat mouth, he would have practiced a little restraint and kept it shut.
Sarah found her self control quickly, and could retract her fangs of her own accord, though Jackson still required verbal cues, and at times physical restraint from Gabriel to stop feeding.
She sensed his restraint break.
There would be no more secrets or restraint, no more attempts to deny him.
It took all his restraint to keep from climbing into the bed with her.
Xander's restraint snapped, blinding him.
At the time of Napoleon's first abdication (April 11, 1814), Joseph and Jerome Bonaparte tried to keep the empress under some measure of restraint at Blois; but she succeeded in reaching her father the emperor Francis while Napoleon was on his way to Elba.
The Hare Indian dog of the Great Bear Lake and the Mackenzie river is more slender, gentle and affectionate than the Eskimo dog, but is impatient of restraint, and preserves many of the characters of its wild ally, the coyote, and is practically unable to bark.
The tissues of an animal or plant are all under a certain pressure, caused, in the one case, by the expulsive action of the heart and the restraint of the skin and other elastic tissues, and, in the other case, by the force of the rising sap and the restraint of the periderm or bark.
Recourse was had to legislation in restraint of free speech and public meeting.
One who is entirely dependent upon the manual alphabet has always a sense of restraint, of narrowness.
She was speaking as usual in French, and as if after long self-restraint she wished to make up for lost time.
Prince Andrew liked dancing, and wishing to escape as quickly as possible from the political and clever talk which everyone addressed to him, wishing also to break up the circle of restraint he disliked, caused by the Emperor's presence, he danced, and had chosen Natasha because Pierre pointed her out to him and because she was the first pretty girl who caught his eye; but scarcely had he embraced that slender supple figure and felt her stirring so close to him and smiling so near him than the wine of her charm rose to his head, and he felt himself revived and rejuvenated when after leaving her he stood breathing deeply and watching the other dancers.
After a few days they grew accustomed to him, and without restraint in his presence pursued their usual way of life, in which he took his part.
Without any need of self-restraint, no wish to coquet ever entered her head.