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  Definition of straining
  1. an intense or violent exertion
  2. the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
  3. 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
Similar Words: strain, distortion, overrefinement, torture, twisting, arduous, strenuous

 

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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