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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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