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constricted

adjective

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constricted

verb
past tense of constrict

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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

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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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“Constricted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/constricted. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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