Origin of constrictive
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Examples from the Web for constrictive
Soon, the gentle butler is back in his usual garb, a suit and tie covering a constrictive corset that hides his breasts.The Transgender Revolution, From Albert Nobbs to ‘Work It’
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However, there remains a constrictive pain below the ribs, passing across the stomach with much thirst.
If the Constrictive element be allowed to go further than giving necessary form to the Expansive element, it imprisons the latter.The Law and the Word
She winced involuntarily as the spray tingled against her body and adhered with constrictive force.Tangle Hold
F. L. Wallace
Word Origin and History for constrictive
c.1400, from Late Latin constrictivus, from Latin constrictus (see constrict).
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