What is the opposite of broadening?

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Noun
Opposite of the action or process of enlarging or extending something
Noun
Opposite of the action of magnifying something or the process of being magnified
Noun
Opposite of the act of restoring a deflated general level of prices to a previous or desired level
Noun
Opposite of the characteristic of being various or multifarious
Noun
Opposite of the action of physically expanding in size, width or girth
“Nonvolatile pungent compounds promote the secretion of norepinephrine, which causes the contraction of blood vessels.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a shape that (increasingly) spreads out
“The sharp, tapered tip is used to pierce and thread smaller cuts without damaging their appearance.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a shape or cross-section like the cross-section of a pear
Adjective
Opposite of relating to the arts and to intellectual achievements
Adjective
Opposite of becoming larger in size, degree or intensity
“There will be a point in the refurbishment process where the law of diminishing returns comes into play.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to expand or increase to encompass more people or things
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