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1. constrict

verb. ['kənˈstrɪkt'] squeeze or press together.

Synonyms

  • overbear
  • gag
  • strangulate
  • strangle
  • fret
  • squeeze
  • choke
  • scrag
  • astringe
  • contract
  • compact
  • tighten
  • convulse
  • compress
  • prim
  • press

Antonyms

  • decompress
  • decompression
  • unclasp
  • pull

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Words that Rhyme with Constrict

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Example sentences of the word constrict


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cold makes your blood vessels constrict, reducing the blood flow to that area.

2. Verb, base form
Wrap ice in a paper towel and apply to your nose, which will also help constrict blood vessels.

3. Adjective
Tight clothes, especially pants, constrict circulation and cause pain.

2. constrict

verb. ['kənˈstrɪkt'] become tight or as if tight.

Synonyms

  • astringe
  • tighten
  • narrow
  • constringe

Antonyms

  • be well
  • untie
  • soothe
  • refrain
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