What is the opposite of expanded?

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Adjective
Opposite of protuberant or abnormally distended
Adjective
Opposite of of a sizeable measurement from one point to another
“It's just a short strip with plenty of shops lined up along it.”
Adjective
Opposite of the full extent of something that is open
“The lawyer had a closed mouth policy when dealing with reporters about his client's case.”
Adjective
Opposite of jutting or projecting outwards
Adjective
Opposite of fully extended or expanded
Adjective
Opposite of extensive in length
Adjective
Opposite of raised in quantity, volume or degree
“The decreased prices would provide some much-needed relief to the local residents.”
Adjective
Opposite of being pillow-like, exhibiting swelling, inflated
Adjective
Opposite of extending or continuing over a relatively long time period
“There is no future for a university that dumbs down for short-term gain.”
Verb
Opposite of to have made a quantity bigger
“An abundance of supply decreased prices in the market.”
Verb
Opposite of to have become larger in size or degree
“The number of autocracies in the world declined in the late 1980s.”
Verb
Opposite of to have advanced or promoted the growth of
“The athlete regressed his skills after a period of neglecting his training.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to become or make larger or more extensive
“The primary problem I encountered was having the pastry shrink a considerable amount while baking them blind.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to explain or provide information about something (in greater detail)
“They conspired to obfuscate the facts to the detriment of the health of millions of people.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to physically spread out
“Some beetles' wings fold inwards and have a protective casing.”
Verb
(rare) Opposite of past tense for to become less reserved in character or behavior
“As the crowds came in, she began to stress and wanted to keep to herself.”
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