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constrict to pull or squeeze in; make smaller or more narrow; tighten.
constrictor a snake that kills its prey by winding around it and squeezing it until it can not breathe. Pythons, boa constrictors, and anacondas are constrictors.
construct to build; put together.
construction the act or process of building or construction. [3 definitions]
constructive serving to make better or more clear; helpful.
consul a government official who lives in a foreign city. A consul looks after the interests of his or her nation's citizens who live or travel there.
consult to look to for advice or information.
consultant someone whose job it is to give advice to others on a particular subject; expert.
consume to eat; devour. [3 definitions]
consumer someone who buys goods or services.
consumption the act or process of using up or consuming. [2 definitions]
cont.1 abbreviation of "continue" or "continued."
contact the touching of two things or people. [3 definitions]
contact lens a thin, plastic lens that is worn on the eyeball to correct vision or change the color of the eyes.
contagious able to be spread from person to person.
contain to hold or have within. [3 definitions]
container something, such as a box, barrel, or can, that contains or can contain something else.
contaminate to make dirty, polluted, or not usable by touching or by adding something to.
contemplate to look at carefully for a long time. [2 definitions]
contemporary happening in or belonging to the same period of time. [3 definitions]
contempt the feeling or expression of angry disgust at something wicked, mean, or not worthy. [2 definitions]