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cramp

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cramp

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


cramp

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cramp

  1. something that makes movement or progress difficult an antismoking ordinance that was seen as just another cramp on business by bar owners Synonyms of 2cramp balk, bar, block, chain, clog, cramp, crimp, deterrent, drag, embarrassment, fetter, handicap, hindrance, holdback, hurdle, impediment, inhibition, interference, let, manacle, obstacle, obstruction, shackles, stop, stumbling block, trammelWords Related to 2cramp catch, hitch, rub, snag; barrier, blockade, blockage, brick wall, stone wall; arrest, bit, brake, check, constraint, curb, hobble, rein, restraint; embargo, stoppage; delay, holdup, stall; burden, cumber, load; danger, hazard, peril, reef; adversity, difficulty, disadvantage, drawback, hardshipNear Antonyms of 2cramp catalyst, goad, impetus, incentive, spur, stimulant, stimulus; advantage, break, edge; aid, assistance, benefit, boost, handmaiden (also handmaid), help


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 of cramp 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, trammelWords Related to cramp 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 of cramp clear, make way, open, unclog, unplug, unstop; free, liberate, release, untie; loosen, smooth; encourage, further, promoteAntonyms of cramp aid, assist, facilitate, help



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