cramp

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cramp
  • noun
    Painful involuntary contraction of a muscle or muscles, typically caused by fatigue or strain. (he suffered severe cramps in his foot)
    A tool, typically shaped like a capital G, for clamping two objects together for gluing or other work.
    verb
    Restrict or inhibit the development of. (tighter rules will cramp economic growth)
    Fasten with a cramp or cramps. (cramp the gates to the posts)
    Suffer from sudden and painful contractions of a muscle or muscles.

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