OTHER WORDS FROM contractedcon·tract·ed·ly, adverbcon·tract·ed·ness, nounun·con·tract·ed, adjectivewell-con·tract·ed, adjective
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He contracted pneumonia, but he recovered and returned to demonstrating.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Despite intimate, long flights with Ebola patients, many of whom are very sick, no one at Phoenix has contracted the disease.The American Ebola Rescue Plan Hinges on One Company. Meet Phoenix.|Abby Haglage|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Craig Spencer, the New York doctor who contracted Ebola in Guinea, was declared “cured” of the virus last week.
Yet none of his family members, one of whom was sleeping in the same bed as him, contracted the disease.
A turning point came some 25 years ago, when her close friend Carol contracted ovarian cancer.The Nurse Coaching People Through Death by Starvation|Nick Tabor|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some peculiar lines between these contracted brows gave a character of ferocity to this forbidding and sensual face.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
At times the creek was as wide as an ordinary river, at others so contracted that one could gather grass on either side.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The steward, a young mulatto, had contracted the bad habit of indulging too much in liquor.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
The lands thus acquired are not liable for any debts contracted prior to the issuing of the patent.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Weirmarsh's brows contracted slightly, and he shot an evil glance at the man before him—the man who was his victim.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux