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constriction

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the act or process of reducing the size or volume of something by or as if by pressing
  • tried to ease the tie's constriction of his neck

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The first known use of constriction was in the 15th century

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“Constriction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/constriction. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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