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constrict

V.
1. To narrow or make smaller, to shrink or contract.
2. To squeeze or compress.
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This would be to read control as merely a closely evolved variant of discipline, in deploying modulation to limit and constrictively guide individual and collective behaviour.
I got on very well with her and after the election, when she failed to be re-elected, we worked together constrictively on various local issues.
Moscow, (SANA) -- Russia called on members of the UN Security Council to deal constrictively while considering the Russian draft resolution on the humanitarian situation in Syria.