astrictively

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astrict (əˈstrɪkt)
 
vb
archaic (tr) to bind, confine, or constrict
 
[C16: from Latin astrictus drawn closely together, from astringere to lighten, from stringere to bind]
 
as'triction
 
n
 
as'trictive
 
adj
 
as'trictively
 
adv

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