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constricting

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the act or process of reducing the size or volume of something by or as if by pressing
  • the constant constricting of the animal's throat had caused permanent damage

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constricting

verb
present participle of constrict

Synonyms & Antonyms of constricting (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Constricting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/constricting. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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