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constringe

verb

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to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together
  • a styptic pencil stops the bleeding by constringing the small blood vessels at the site of cut

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The first known use of constringe was in 1604

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“Constringe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/constringe. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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