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Meaning of CONSTRINGE

Pronunciation:  kun'strinj

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted"
 

CONSTRINGE is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: constrict, narrow
 
 See Also: astringe, strangulate, tighten

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*stringe"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Constringed}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Constringing}.] [L. constringere. See
{onstrain}.]
To dawn together; to contract; to force to contract itself;
to constrict; to cause to shrink. [R.]

      Strong liquors . . . intoxicate, constringe, harden the
      fibers, and coagulate the fluids.        --Arbuthnot.

 

 

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