French translation of 'tightening'
1. (= constriction)
[of muscle] contraction f
[of throat] serrement m
2. (= making stricter) [of rules, control] renforcement m
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It was tightening her throat, filling her nostrils, placing a strange pressure behind her eyes.THE LAST RAVEN (2002)
We'll be all right... "He hesitated, his cheek muscles tightening.CORMORANT (2002)
She rose towards a climax, arching her back a little and thrusting her hips, her arms tightening around me.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
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Translation of tightening from the Collins English to French Dictionary