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cramp
Definition:
A spasmodic contraction of the muscles.
To affect with cramp; confine painfully; restrict.
Synonyms:
pain (noun)
bruise, back-ache, chafing, burn, infliction, hurt, distress, stitch, migraine, pang, headache, misery, crick, affliction, discomfort, injury, suffering, torture, stab, wrench, throe, agony, spasm, gripe, sore, malaise, torment, anguish, ache, throb, inflammation, pain, smarting, bite, rack, earache, painfulness, wound, irritation, sting, grief.
hinder (verb)
restrain, tangle, oppose, jam, bottleneck, cripple, foul, fetter, clog, brake, bung, frustrate, hinder, constipate, plug, impair, constrain, drag, restrict, resist, hamstring, complicate, impede, burden, block, hamper, paralyze, stay, check, snarl, deter, entangle, handicap, entrap, snag, congest, dam, curb, detain, baffle, crimp, bar, counter, choke, mire, delay, obstruct, interrupt, thwart, inhibit, stop, catch, encumber.
disable (verb)
impair, vitiate, cripple, enfeeble, tamper, undermine, hamper, weaken, abrogate, hinder, disable, incapacitate, neutralize, invalidate, stun, dull, prostrate, paralyze, lame, disarm, scotch, deaden, hamstring, benumb, hobble, sap, stupefy, anesthetize, handicap, screw up, botch.
pain (verb)
sore, crick, ache, chafe, afflict, hurt, throb, rack, anguish, stitch, sting, suffer, irritate, torture, throe, torment, agonize, inflame, wrench, distress, discomfort, smart, pain.
Other synonyms:
stifle, squeeze out, kill, encumbrance, muffle, biological clock, menses, stamp out, paroxysm, kink, cramps, strangulate, throttle, hindrance, bellyache, suffocate, backache, colic, halter, repress, menopause, growing pains, shut off, amenorrhea, cramp iron, menstrual, suppress, smother, amenorrhoea, menstrual cycle, shoot, restriction, gag, strangle, electric shock, eyestrain, hamper, impediment, muscle spasm, spasm, hold back, the curse, charley horse, cut into, kill off, interfere with, the change of life.
Examples of usage:
  1. He had a fag who could not swim, and who had the greatest terror of the water; and it was while driving this child into the river out of his depth that cramp seized himself, and he was drowned. - "What Will He Do With It, Book 7.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. He affects to patronise a system of criticism fit for the production of mediocrity, and, although all his fine poems and passages have been produced in defiance of this system, yet I recognise the pernicious effects of it in the Doge of Venice, and it will cramp and limit his future efforts, however great they may be, unless he gets rid of it. - "The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)", Florence A. Thomas Marshall.
  3. A cramp caught from the treacherous chill of the humid soil? - "The Sign of the Spider", Bertram Mitford.

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