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Boa Constrictor

(n) a snake that kills its prey by squeezing it tightly

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Constrict

(v) to hold in; to make smaller; to squeeze or bind to make smaller

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District

(n) a region that is bound together by specific rules, laws, resources, and/or money

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Restrain

(v) to hold back; to keep under control; to limit; to draw tight by force

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Restricted

(adj) bound by limits; keep within certain rules

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Strain

(v) to draw or stretch tight beyond the normal limits

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Strainer

(n) a device used for letting the water leave the food so the food is drawn together

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String

(n) a thin piece of twisted fiber that can be use to tie things together

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Stringent

(adj) demanding strict attention to rules; rigid; having a tight set of rules

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Astringent

(n) a substance used on skin to make the skin tight