constrict

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Borrowed from Latin constrictus, past participle of constringo.

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constrict (third-person singular simple present constricts, present participle constricting, simple past and past participle constricted)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To narrow, especially by application of pressure.
  2. (figuratively) To limit or restrict.

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