1. spasm, cramp, muscle spasm, symptom

usage: a painful and involuntary muscular contraction

2. cramp, clamp, clinch

usage: a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued

3. cramp, cramp iron, strip, slip

usage: a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together


1. cramp, fasten, fix, secure

usage: secure with a cramp; "cramp the wood"

2. hamper, halter, cramp, strangle, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle

usage: prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"

3. cramp, affect

usage: affect with or as if with a cramp

4. cramp, suffer, sustain, have, get

usage: suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle

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