contracting

[ noun, adjective, verb 15–17, 21, 22 kon-trakt; verb kuhn-trakt ]SEE DEFINITION OF contracting
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He must think of himself as an expanding being, not as a contracting one.

Imagination has a contracting, as well as an expansive faculty.

A tree, contracting in the cool of the night, made a loud noise.

The only certain means of curing them consists in not contracting them.

I may be contracting an engagement which cannot be, consistent with its principles, fulfilled.

Women are prohibited from contracting to work more than ten hours a day.

The fifth article regulates the trade between the contracting parties, in a manner entirely equal.

And Malone says he's going to stick to his contracting hereafter.

Contracting with his employer to pay him $30 for his release, that obstacle was overcome.

As for fortune, that was a consideration for the two contracting parties.

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