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contract
used in Fahrenheit 451

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Definition
when something gets shorter or smaller
  • In the other walls an X ray of the same woman revealed the contracting journey of the refreshing beverage on its way to her delighted stomach!
    p. 90.3
contracting = muscles tightening (during swallowing)
There are no more uses of "contract" in Fahrenheit 451.

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