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Synonyms of constricting

Verb


1. compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press, tighten

usage: squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"

2. constrict, constringe, narrow, tighten

usage: become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted"

Adjective


1. constricting, constrictive, narrowing, narrow (vs. wide)

usage: (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom

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