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  • The cutter was going in the direction of the Frome farm, and Ethan’s heart contracted as he listened to the dwindling bells.

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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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