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Noun
The act or state of constricting
Noun
The process of abbreviating something
Adjective
Provisional
Adjective
Clinging tightly to one's body
Adjective
Causing the contraction of skin cells and other body tissues
Verb
Present participle for make narrower, especially by encircling pressure
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“In both cases, nicotine is absorbed and may constrict blood vessels and raise blood pressure.”
Verb
Present participle for inhibit or restrict
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“And how does your perception of reality enlarge or constrict the life that calls you forward?”
Verb
Present participle for to lower in length or size
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Present participle for to block or clog up a space or opening
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Present participle for to smother or suffocate someone
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Present participle for to put pressure on
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Present participle for weaken
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Present participle for to tie up, around or together, typically with a rope, chain, wire, or other cordage
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Present participle for to make or become thinner or pointier
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Present participle for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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Present participle for to push, fold, or turn (the edges or ends of something, especially a garment or bedclothes) so as to hide or secure them
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Present participle for to grasp (something) tightly and firmly
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