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 for immure
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Immure \Im*mure"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Immured; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Immuring.] [Pref. im- in + mure: cf. F. emmurer.]
     1. To wall around; to surround with walls. [Obs.] --Sandys.
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     2. To inclose whithin walls, or as within walls; hence, to
        shut up; to imprison; to incarcerate.
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              Those tender babes
              Whom envy hath immured within your walls. --Shak.
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              This huge convex of fire,
              Outrageous to devour, immures us round. --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Immure \Im*mure"\, n.
     A wall; an inclosure. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  immure
      v 1: lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were
           imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated
           for the rest of his life" [syn: imprison, incarcerate,
           lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol,
           put away, remand]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  71 Moby Thesaurus words for "immure":
     bastille, bolt in, bottle up, box in, box up, cabin, cage, casket,
     cast in prison, check, clap in jail, clap up, cloister, closet,
     coffin, confine, constrain, coop, coop in, coop up, cork up,
     corral, cramp, crib, detain, encage, encase, enclose, entomb,
     fence, fence in, gaol, hedge, hem, hem in, hold, hold captive,
     hold in captivity, hold in custody, hold in restraint,
     hold prisoner, impound, imprison, incarcerate, inhibit, intern,
     jail, jug, keep in, keep in custody, keep in detention, lock in,
     lock up, mew, mew up, pen, pen up, pound, prison, quod, rail in,
     restrain, restrict, seal up, shackle, shut in, shut up, straiten,
     throw into jail, wall, wall in
  
  

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