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1‘an attack of cramp’
muscle spasm, muscular spasm, muscle contraction, muscular contraction, pang, twinge
crick, kink, stitch, stiffness, pain, shooting pain, ache, convulsion, tic, twitch
1‘tighter rules will cramp economic growth’
hinder, impede, inhibit, hamper, constrain, hamstring, obstruct, block, thwart, slow, check, arrest, curb, bridle, shackle, encumber, retard, handicap, tie, interfere with
restrict, limit, confine, restrain, impose limits on, set limits on, regulate, control, moderate, cut down on
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