drawn tight, confined


  • stricture

    A stricture is a rule or condition that imposes restrictions or limits on what you can do.

  • constrict

    squeeze or press together

  • constriction

    a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel

  • constrictive

    (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom

  • district

    regulate housing in

  • restrict

    place restrictions on

  • restriction

    a principle that limits the extent of something

  • restrictive

    serving to restrict

  • straiten

    bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship

  • straitjacket

    anything immaterial that severely hinders or confines

  • straits

    a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

  • strict

    rigidly accurate

  • strictness

    conscientious attention to rules and details

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