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The pressure against my throat seemed completely constricting.

If his Ethicist gig ever winds up feeling too constricting, he can always launch a column called The Sophist.

Some teachers initially disliked the new approach, the superintendent acknowledges, regarding it as too constricting.

How would you talk your temples into throbbing and your throat into constricting?

It is not a constricting force when properly understood and implemented.

Already the doctors drug had begun to loosen the bands of pain constricting the captains brow.

By constricting the ducts of the glands they diminish the secretion of those glands, because denying it an exit.

"There he comes now," David replied, his heart pounding wildly and dread constricting his throat.

Brandon's anger pounded up into his head in great waves of constricting passion.

It could coil its body around them, and crush them with the constricting power of its muscles.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to constricting, such as: circumscribe, cramp, compress, restrict, curb, and strangle.

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