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strain

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  • nounpain, due to exertion
  • nounancestry
  • nounsuggestion, hint
  • nounmelody
  • verbstretch, often to limit
  • verbwork very hard
  • verbfilter
  • verbcause mental stress
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Synonyms for strain

noun pain, due to exertion
  • ache
  • anxiety
  • bruise
  • burden
  • injury
  • pressure
  • sprain
  • stress
  • tension
  • brunt
  • constriction
  • effort
  • endeavor
  • exertion
  • force
  • jerk
  • pull
  • stretch
  • struggle
  • tautness
  • tensity
  • twist
  • wrench

Antonyms for strain

  • aid
  • calmness
  • ease
  • health
  • help
  • peace
  • relaxation
  • relief
  • idleness
  • laziness
  • wellness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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agonize

verb. suffer or cause another to suffer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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