- Examples of usage:
- Posteriorly, it forms a constricted portion or neck. - "Common Diseases of Farm Animals" by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
- Trakor, his face only inches from that of the enemy, saw those fear- filled eyes start from their sockets, saw lips and cheeks turn dark with constricted blood, felt the broad chest beneath his rise and fall wildly as the lungs fought for air. - "The Return of Tharn" by Howard Carleton Browne
- And Hamish was suddenly diverted to telling of his risks, of all the escapes, by flood and fell, that he had made;- how often he had been shot at from ambush; how he had swum rivers; how he had repeatedly hidden from the Indians by dropping himself down into the hollows of trees, and once how nearly he had come to getting out no more, the place being so strait that he could scarcely use his constricted muscles to climb up to the cavity that had let him in. - "The Story of Old Fort Loudon" by Charles Egbert Craddock
Word of the day
- abhor, abominate, apathy.