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  Words related to constriction

Related / Similar Words: coarctation, bottleneck, chokepoint

 

Definition:
  • the action or process of compressing;
  • a feeling of tightness in some part of the body; "he felt a constriction in her chest"; "emotion caused a constriction of his throat";
  • tight or narrow compression;
  • a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel;

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    Hyponyms: spasm, squeeze, strangulation, vasoconstriction

     

    Derivational Morphology: compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press, constringe, narrow, bottleneck

     

     
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