Immure

Immure [ i-MYOO’ R  ]
 transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. to surround or enclose within walls; imprison
2. to build into or entomb in wall
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The dreaded terrorist was immured in a high security prison.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 True, there was a Mughal emperor in Delhi until 1857, but he was emperor in name only, the shadow of a memory, described by Lord Macaulay as 'a mock sovereign immured in a gorgeous state prison'.

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