Strife vs Restrain - What's the difference?
As a noun strife
is conflict, sometimes violent, usually brief or limited in scope.
As a verb restrain is
to control or keep in check.
Conflict, sometimes violent, usually brief or limited in scope.
* (conflict) conflict, contention, discord
* trouble and strife
To control or keep in check.
To deprive of liberty.
To restrict or limit.
, author=George Monbiot, authorlink=George Monbiot
, title=Money just makes the rich suffer
, volume=188, issue=23, page=19
, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly
, passage=In order to grant the rich these pleasures, the social contract is reconfigured. […] The public realm is privatised, the regulations restraining
the ultra-wealthy and the companies they control are abandoned, and Edwardian levels of inequality are almost fetishised.}}