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Verb
Present participle for to limit, restrict, or inhibit
“Help me, O God, to scrub away the guilt, to flush away the regrets, to polish and oil the rusty hinges that constrain my spirit.”
Verb
Present participle for to force physically, by strong persuasion or pressurizing
“He argues that the main plot of the post-Stalin years was the waning of administrative pressure, but his sources constrain him to tell the story of reforms.”
Verb
Present participle for severely restrict the scope, extent, or activity of
“As a result, domestic laws and policies in a wide range of areas need to be changed to make them compliant with these rules, even though this will severely restrict or constrain possible policy options in many areas.”
Adjective
Intended to keep someone under control or prevent someone from doing something
Adjective
Needing immediate attention
Adjective
Aggressively vigorous or forceful
Adjective
Serving to repress or suppress
Adjective
Needing immediate attention
Adjective
Having the power to persuade
Adjective
Evoking interest, attention, or admiration in a powerfully irresistible way
Adjective
Able or intended to deter
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