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synonyms for constrict

  • circumscribe
  • compress
  • cramp
  • astringe
  • choke
  • clench
  • concentrate
  • condense
  • confine
  • constringe
  • contract
  • curb
  • limit
  • narrow
  • pinch
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • shrink
  • squeeze
  • strangle
  • strangulate
  • tauten
  • tense
  • tighten
  • tuck
  • draw together
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antonyms for constrict

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  • enlarge
  • expand
  • free
  • give
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • let go
  • liberate
  • loose
  • loosen
  • release
  • stretch
  • open
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How to use constrict in a sentence

Leaving your noggin exposed can further constrict your body’s blood flow.
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It faced a coronavirus-induced layoffs of 13 employees —about half of its staff — driven by abruptly constricted advertising budgets.
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The already crimped TV advertising market further constricted in the past month, though that tightness could slacken as the fourth quarter comes to a close and inventory prices come back down to earth.
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For the red dots, the muscle oxygen data suggests that this subject had a weak response in constricting blood flow to the muscles.
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Pointed political debate might get removed, and free expression would be constricted.
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It twines round the stems of lofty trees, which its flattened coils gradually constrict with almost life-like cruelty!
NARRATIVE OF THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE GLOBE BY THE AUSTRIAN FRIGATE NOVARA, VOLUME IKARL RITTER VON SCHERZER
By virtue of this power they are enabled to constrict many dead animal matters.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
Cartilaginous or partially calcified biconcave vertebrae are always well developed; they constrict the notochord intervertebrally.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
Biconcave cartilaginous vertebrae are developed, and as is the case in most fishes, constrict the notochord vertebrally.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
(b.) Those in which he tries to constrict it, by reuniting its separated sides.
A MANUAL OF THE OPERATIONS OF SURGERYJOSEPH BELL
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WORDS RELATED TO CONSTRICT

  • abate
  • constrict
  • contract
  • cripple
  • debilitate
  • deflate
  • disable
  • dissipate
  • enfeeble
  • extenuate
  • lessen
  • mitigate
  • sap
  • shrink
  • thin
  • undermine
  • vitiate
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