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constricted- Definition:(past and past participle con·strict·ed, present participle con·strict·ing, 3rd person present singular con·stricts)  verb  1.  transitive and intransitive verb narrow: to make something, especially a blood vessel, narrower, or become narrower  2.  transitive verb limit or restrict somebody or something: to limit the movement of a person or part of the body in an uncomfortable way  3.  transitive verb restrict flow of something: to stop or slow down the flow of something such as air, liquid, or blood  4.  transitive verb squeeze: to squeeze something with great force

constricted- Definition:

(past and past participle con·strict·ed, present participle con·strict·ing, 3rd person present singular con·stricts) verb 1. transitive and intransitive verb narrow: to make something, especially a blood vessel, narrower, or become narrower 2. transitive verb limit or restrict somebody or something: to limit the movement of a person or part of the body in an uncomfortable way 3. transitive verb restrict flow of something: to stop or slow down the flow of something such as air, liquid, or blood 4. transitive verb squeeze: to squeeze something with great force “For a moment I felt my chest constricted as with a band of iron.” (George van Schaick A Top-Floor Idyl 1917) 5. transitive verb zoology suffocate prey by squeezing: to squeeze animals caught as prey until they suffocate, as many snakes do to their prey [Mid-18th century. < Latin constrict-, past participle of constringere (see constrain)]

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