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noun as in emphasis

verb as in accentuate, emphasize

verb as in put under physical or mental pressure

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Example Sentences

These fossils didn’t show the big clusters of dark stress bands.

In that case, the MRI is a “ghost” of that prior inflammation and stress, she says.

For one, if you’re a competitive athlete or bodybuilder that regularly puts a lot of stress on your muscles, BCAAs may help your body recover faster so you can train more often.

Inspiring to read about the hard work, ongoing learning, and level of stress necessary for greatness.

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Ricardo, upon noticing my incessant micromanagement and stress, said, “As a CEO, you need to be the most incompetent person in the room.”

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Obsessive exercising and inadequate nutrition can, over time, put people at high risk for overuse injuries like stress fractures.

Yes, cops are under stress and tension (though their jobs are far less dangerous than normally supposed).

Nor do these studies address the structural and systematic issues that contribute to obesity, such as poverty and stress.

It also means not having to stress about cleaning out your DVR.

Moreover, trucks, dust, and boomtown stress are the effects of any large-scale industrial activity.

Feeling himself irresistibly driven by the sudden stress to some kind of action, he sprang to his feet—and screamed!

This description is only imperfect in this point that sufficient stress is not laid on the words fall off.

Although many British actors and musicians were participants in this theater, it often suffered from financial stress.

They looked over the parapet because that method was more sure and quick, and the stress of the battle was great.

It is not necessary to repeat the outlines of his political attitude during the storm and stress of Wallace's memorable struggle.

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On this page you'll find 226 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stress, such as: weight, accent, accentuation, beat, force, and import.

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