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cramp

noun

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  1. a painful sudden tightening of a muscle <I was suddenly awakened by a cramp in my leg> Synonyms charley horse, crick, kink, spasm Related Words contraction, jerk, pang, stitch, twinge, twitch


cramp

noun

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cramp

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cramp

  1. to create difficulty for the work or activity of <having to constantly entertain guests at the summer cottage was really cramping my writing efforts> Synonyms clog, hamper, embarrass, encumber, fetter, handcuff, handicap, hinder, hobble, hog-tie, hold back, hold up, impede, inhibit, interfere (with), manacle, obstruct, shackle, short-circuit, stymie, tie up, trammelRelated Words balk, check, constrain, curb, rein, restrain; bind, chain, halter, leash, tether, tie; arrest, brake, delay, retain, retard; barricade, block, blockade, roadblock; bog (down), mire; choke, smother, stifle, strangle, suffocate; baffle, foil, frustrate, stump, thwart; derail, disrupt, sabotage; muzzle, repress, suppress; confine, hedge (in), hem (in)Near Antonyms clear, make way, open, unclog, unplug, unstop; free, liberate, release, untie; loosen, smooth; encourage, further, promoteAntonyms aid, assist, facilitate, help


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