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noun as in censure

noun as in constriction

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When they play with technical strictures, they also feel the music suffers.

So she hasn’t spoken about her conservatorship or about the strictures under which she is living for 13 years.

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It also gives individual viewers — rather than Disney, with its many corporate obligations and strictures on what is and isn’t family-friendly — the agency to determine who we cheer for and identify with, and what version of the narrative we accept.

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As the days turn into weeks turn into months, the strictures become harder to tolerate.

Assisted living facilities emerged as a third way, rejecting the clinical strictures of a medical institution in favor of a more informal, dormlike setting.

In both cases, one of the frequent complications can be the stricture of the urethra.

The principal stricture passed on the virtuoso was that he played too softly, or, rather, too delicately.

The common sequence is stricture of the gullet, combined with feeble digestion, and in a few instances stricture of the pylorus.

The gullet is most affected at its lower part, and it is this part which is mostly subject to stricture.

The first recorded operation for external urethrotomy for the relief of stricture is mentioned in Wiseman's writings.

Rec′toscope, a speculum for rectal examination; Rectot′omy, the operation for dividing a rectal stricture.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stricture, such as: blame, criticism, obloquy, rebuke, and reprobation.

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