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straiten

verb

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as in reduce

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The first known use of straiten was circa 1552

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straitened

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“Straiten.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/straiten. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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