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constricted

kuhn strik tuhd

  • v  squeeze or press together
  • v  become tight or as if tight
    Her throat constricted
  • s  especially tense; especially in some dialects
  • a  drawn together or squeezed physically or by extension psychologically
    a constricted blood vessel
    a constricted view of life
News & Articles

  • U.S. 36 overhaul: Moving into 'the meat' of construction
    The $425 million U.S. 36 widening effort moves into what construction managers are calling "the meat" of the endeavor. Miles more of roadway will be squeezed into constricted lanes, three major bridges will be pulverized and brought to the ground and the new concrete road surface will get its first pour starting late next month.
    June 15, 2013 - Boulder Daily Camera
  • Analysis: Iran election hopefuls have no quick fix for economy
    By Marcus George DUBAI (Reuters) - If there is an issue at the core of Iran's presidential election next month, it is whether the next president can jump start the economy and ease the deep financial pressures facing the majority of Iranians. Spiraling prices and constricted spending power have left millions of Iranians struggling against a virulent combination of Western economic sanctions and ...
    June 10, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • President Bush in CNN International
    This will address one of the central problems plaguing our financial system -- banks have been unable to borrow money and that has constricted their ability to lend to consumer and businesses,Bush said. "When money flows freely between...
  • Ray Johnson in The Aurora Sentinel
    As long as it uses the right materials and is constricted properly,Johnson said, "how can it not work?"
  • Barack Obama in Statesman Journal
    They came of age in the late fifties and early sixties, a time when segregation was still the law of the land and opportunity was systematically constricted,Obama said in his March 18 speech. "What's remarkable is not how many failed in...

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