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adjective as in broad

adjective as in elongated


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His hands outstretched, shoulders in submission, there was no shouting, no expletives, no aggression at all.

Before we could pull away they paddled over and with outstretched hands uttered a single English word: “money.”

“When I woke up in the morning, I looked at the magazine cover which showed Pope Wojtyla with his arms outstretched,” she said.

My chest pressed into the foot of the crib, arms outstretched through bars, I wailed at an open door to an empty staircase.

He escorts me down the stairs, out the door, and we stand for a moment beneath the outstretched arms of the giant elms.

Was it his moment of iron self-mastery that brought her with outstretched, clinging arms towards him?

Tim, with face flushed and hands outstretched in protest, arose from his chair and went to the bedside.

Then he said something in a language Matt could not understand, and took a step toward Clip, with hand outstretched.

And he had seen her arms outstretched, felt her arms placed beneath him—the arms that bore him up, brought him to safety.

Dr. Varney pulled himself together promptly and took Jessie's outstretched hand.

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On this page you'll find 244 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outstretched, such as: deep, expansive, full, large, vast, and roomy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.