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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Impede with a clog or as if with a clog.

Usage examples (35)
  • These foods tend to constipate you
  • Verb (used with object), : Bureaucratic red tape can constipate the operations of any government agency
  • There are some foods that tend to constipate while others act as a laxative.
  • Opium so employed does not produce narcotism, and does not constipate the bowels. for more
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