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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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contract
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • The dull pain in his belly never went away, but sometimes it grew better and sometimes worse, and his thoughts expanded or contracted accordingly.
  • Winston’s entrails contracted.

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as in: legal contract Define
an agreement - typically written and enforceable by law
as in: contract the disease Define
to get -- especially in reference to a disease
as in: the metal contracted Define
when something gets shorter or smaller
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