CRAMP's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of cramp
Definition:
n. something that confines or contracts; restraint; hindrance
Example:
The swimmer got cramp in his legs and had to be helped out of the water.
Sentence in Classic:
Then Joe and Huck had another swim, but Tom would not venture, because he found that in kicking off his trousers he had kicked his string of rattlesnake rattles off his ankle, and he wondered how he had escaped cramp so long without the protection of this mysterious charm.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Prince Andrew, who had thought it was all the same to him whether or not Moscow was taken as Smolensk had been, was suddenly checked in his speech by an unexpected cramp in his throat.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Madame Ratignolle begged Robert to accompany her to the house; she complained of cramp in her limbs and stiffness of the joints.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
It happened that, as I was watching some of the little people bathing in a shallow, one of them was seized with cramp and began drifting downstream.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context
And he bent his long legs, swathed in tight riding breeches, and sat down in the chair, too low for him, so that his knees were cramped up in a sharp angle.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I did not know how it was, but though there were only two of us, we were at once always cramped for room, and yet had always room enough to lose everything in.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Just beneath it stood the photograph of Lily Bart, looking out imperially on the cheap gimcracks, the cramped furniture of the little room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context