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straining

synonym (synonym of straining)

  • (noun.act)
    an intense or violent exertion (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean (noun.act)
     
  • (adj.all)
    taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance (adj.all)
     

similar (similar with straining)

  • taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance (adj.all)
    requiring great physical effort (adj.all)
     

hypernym (straining IS A KIND OF .... relation)

derivation (.... is derived from straining)

  • an intense or violent exertion (noun.act)
    to exert much effort or energy (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    test the limits of (verb.emotion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    characterized by or performed with much energy or force (adj.all)
     
  • taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance (adj.all)
    an effortful attempt to attain a goal (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    extreme effortfulness (noun.attribute)
     
  • the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean (noun.act)
    refine too much or with excess of subtlety (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive (verb.communication)
     
synonym similar hypernym derivation strain distortion overrefinement arduous strenuous effortful effort elbow grease exertion sweat falsification misrepresentation reach strain extend stress strenuous over-refine

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