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  Words related to straining

Related / Similar Words: strain, distortion, overrefinement, torture, twisting, arduous, strenuous

 

Definition:
  • an intense or violent exertion;
  • the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean;
  • taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance; "his final, straining burst of speed"; "a strenuous task"; "your willingness after these six arduous days to remain here"- F.D.Roosevelt;

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    Derivational Morphology: strain, extend, try, stress, strive, reach, twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate, overrefine, over-refine, falsify, distort, garble, warp

     

    Anagrams: Gantrisin, star sign

     

     
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