- [verb] squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"
Synonyms: compress, squeeze, compact, contract, press
- [verb] become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted"
Synonyms: constringe, narrow
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- choke, strangle
- bear down, overbear
- choke, gag, fret
- choke, scrag