captive

[adj] - in captivity 2. [n] - a person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion 3. [n] - an animal that is confined
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Captive

Cap'tive noun [ Latin captivus , from capere to take: confer French captif . See Caitiff .] 1. A prisoner taken by force or stratagem, esp., by an enemy, in war; one kept in bondage or in the power of another. « Then, when I am thy captive , talk of ch
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Captive

Cap'tive adjective 1. Made prisoner, especially in war; held in bondage or in confinement. « A poor, miserable, captive thrall. Milton. » 2. Subdued by love; charmed; captivated. « Even in so short a space, my wonan's heart Grossly grew captive
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Captive

Cap'tive transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Captived ; present participle & verbal noun Captiving .] To take prisoner; to capture. « Their inhabitans slaughtered and captived . Burke. »
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captive

absorbed adjective giving or marked by complete attention to; `that engrossed look or rapt delight`; `then wrapped in dreams`; `so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred`- Walter de la Mare; `rapt with wonder`; `wrapped in thought`
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captive

confined adjective in captivity
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Captive

• (v. t.) To take prisoner; to capture. • (a.) Subdued by love; charmed; captivated. • (n.) One charmed or subdued by beaty, excellence, or affection; one who is captivated. • (n.) A prisoner taken by force or stratagem, esp., by an enemy, in war; one kept in bondage or in the power of another. • (a.) Made prisoner, especia
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captive

noun; The term `Captive` is used generally to describe an insurance company that insures the risks of its owners who are not in the business of insurance. In its purest applications, it is a means of self insurance but the reality is that many captives now buy reinsurance and do a proportion of their business with third parties....
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