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con·sti·pate

 (kŏn′stə-pāt′)
tr.v. con·sti·pat·ed, con·sti·pat·ing, con·sti·pates
1. To cause constipation in.
2. To clog or make sluggish; obstruct.

[Latin cōnstīpāre, cōnstīpāt-, to crowd together : com-, com- + stīpāre, to cram.]
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