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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adverse criticism. A rule that strictly limits what you can do.

Usage examples (37)
  • Her stricture of my actions made me pause and reconsider.
  • That the testicles are very apt to suffer from the existence of a stricture is a well-known fact.
  • It requires strength and precision to divide thoroughly the indurated stricture, which is apt to elude the knife.
  • This kind of stricture is often met in the treatment of spermatorrhoea. for more
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