abuse of terms, catachresis, clamping, clamping down, compression, concentration, contorting, crush, decoction, distillation, distortion, eisegesis, error, expression, garbling, gloss, infusion, malentendu, malobservation, misapplication, misapprehension, miscitation, misconception, misconstruction, misexplanation, misexplication, misexposition, misintelligence, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misquotation, misreading, misrendering, mistranslation, misunderstanding, misuse of words, nip, perversion, pinch, press, pressing, pressure, rendering, rendition, soaking, squeeze, steeping, tightening, torturing, tweak, twisting, wrenching
contraction, reduction, diminution, decrease of size, defalcation, decrement, lessening, shrinking, compaction, tabes, collapse, emaciation, attenuation, tabefaction, consumption, marasmus, atrophy, systole, neck, hourglass, condensation, compression, compactness, compendium, squeezing
, strangulation, corrugation, astringency, astringents, sclerotics, contractility, compressibility, coarctation, inferiority in size, contracting, astringent, shrunk, contracted, strangulated, tabid, wizened, stunted, waning, neap, compact, unexpanded &c (expand), contractile, compressible, smaller &c (small).
extraction, extracting, removal, elimination, extrication, eradication, evolution, evulsion, avulsion, wrench, expression, squeezing
, extirpation, extermination, ejection, export, extractor, corkscrew, forceps, pliers, extracted.