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constipate

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Verb (transitive)
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con=sti=pate

CIDE DICTIONARY

constipatev. t. [L. constipatus, p. p. of constipare; con- + stipare to crowd together. See Costive.].
  •  To crowd or cram into a narrow compass; to press together or condense.  [1913 Webster]
    "Of cold the property is to condense and constipate."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To stop (a channel) by filling it, and preventing passage through it; as, to constipate the capillary vessels.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To render costive; to cause constipation in.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

constipate, v.tr. (esp. as constipated adj.) affect with constipation.

Etymology
L constipare (as com-, stipare press)

ROGET THESAURUS

constipate

Density

VB be dense, become solid, render solid, solidify, solidate, concrete, set, take a set, consolidate, congeal, coagulate, curd, curdle, lopper, fix, clot, cake, candy, precipitate, deposit, cohere, crystallize, petrify, condense, thicken, gel, inspissate, incrassate, compress, squeeze, ram down, constipate.


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