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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Act of expanding by lengthening or widening; Exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent.

Usage examples (36)
  • But come, Mr Lennard, aren't you what they call stretching the probabilities a little when you say that the light of some of them will never get here, as far as we're...
  • We don't want to have any part in stretching the truth.
  • She opened the door a fraction, the chain stretching taut.
  • Honestly, it will be a bit of a stretch for him, but stretching is good! for more
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