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constrict

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of CONSTRICT

1
to become smaller in size or volume through the drawing together of particles of matter <the vessel constricted, thereby reducing the flow of blood>
Near Antonyms accumulate, grow, increase; balloon, inflate, puff (up)
2
to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together <constricted the opening with a clamp>

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May 28, 2015
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