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adjective as in booked

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adjective as in deflated

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adjective as in engaged

adjective as in indentured

adjective as in obligated

adjective as in obliged

adjective as in reduced

adjective as in rented

adjective as in retained

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adjective as in shrunken

adjective as in thumbnail

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Example Sentences

He contracted pneumonia, but he recovered and returned to demonstrating.

Despite intimate, long flights with Ebola patients, many of whom are very sick, no one at Phoenix has contracted the disease.

Craig Spencer, the New York doctor who contracted Ebola in Guinea, was declared “cured” of the virus last week.

Yet none of his family members, one of whom was sleeping in the same bed as him, contracted the disease.

A turning point came some 25 years ago, when her close friend Carol contracted ovarian cancer.

Some peculiar lines between these contracted brows gave a character of ferocity to this forbidding and sensual face.

At times the creek was as wide as an ordinary river, at others so contracted that one could gather grass on either side.

The steward, a young mulatto, had contracted the bad habit of indulging too much in liquor.

The lands thus acquired are not liable for any debts contracted prior to the issuing of the patent.

Weirmarsh's brows contracted slightly, and he shot an evil glance at the man before him—the man who was his victim.


On this page you'll find 502 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contracted, such as: engaged, reserved, billed, slated, lined up, and locked-in.

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