constrict constrict  /kən ˈstrɪkt/


  1. (v) squeeze or press together
  2. (v) become tight or as if tight

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  1. Although people believe that foot binding is a problem limited to Chinese women of the past, many fashionable high heels are designed to constrict the foot by up to an inch.
  2. Medicated drops may make the children more sensitive to light because the pupil doesnt constrict.
  3. At the core, Obamas best message has always been this: He is unconnected with the tired old fights that constrict our politics.


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    on June 20, 2013     Source: ThomasNet


  1. "I voted consistently against the concept in Vancouver, Anaheim and now in Toronto," Burke said firmly. "We have more than half the teams in the legaue make the playoffs now. But I don't think we should constrict the number of teams, either....
    on May 15, 2010 By: Brian Burke Source: Toronto Sun

  2. "I'd rather take warm over cold any day," Granderson said. "It kind of puts you more comfortable. You don't have to constrict yourself by covering up the whole day. But if you've got to be out there in the cold, the rest of the guys on your...
    on Oct 25, 2006 By: Curtis Granderson Source: Columbus Dispatch

  3. "I ask Congress to pass the anti-terrorism law that will enable our nation to constrict, contain and control this threat more effectively," Arroyo said in a statement.
    on Mar 28, 2006 By: President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Source: People's Daily Online

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