Imprisoner


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Im`pris´on`er


n.1.One who imprisons.
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Abrams, The Imprisoner's Dilemma: A Cost-Benefit Approach to Incarceration, 98 Iowa L.
The two are taken hostage and their captor sends a video to President Kirkman saying that he'll "begin killing the hostages." It's unclear as to whether there's something the imprisoner wants in order to halt the killing, or if he plans on doing it just for the sake of the President knowing there's likely nothing he can do to stop it.
In the Titanomachy, Zeus frees Kronos's brothers, the hundred-handers, and requests their help battling Kronos, his father and their original imprisoner. (107) Zeus's action thus appears to be an example of his justice, and so is followed by a description of the order Zeus imposes on the otherwise disorderly Tartaros.
In the episode "The Gift," she shares a crackling scene with her nephew's imprisoner, played by fellow Brit Jonathan Pryce.
One man was a worker, the other man was jobless and third one was an imprisoner. The average age of the patients was calculated as 33.8 (range: 23-49) years.
For Hobstown, evolving as it had through endless new jails, had come full circle, back to that old imprisoner: do what you can while you can before you cannot.