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adjective as in distended

adjective as in elongated

adjective as in taut

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They prefer to stretch out pitchers when they can but could also see Fuentes in a future bullpen.

The final stretch to the summit might be a bit easier these days, says Athans, while the bottom half of the mountain could become trickier to navigate.

Nobody looks sexy in a helmet, and stretch pants are long gone, but at least there’s trash-talking.

The colugo spun around, stretched her legs and tail, and glided like a magic carpet across the road to another tree trunk.

The 33-year-old point guard struggled in his first season with the Jazz, missing a long stretch due to a hamstring injury and seeing his scoring and shooting efficiency tumble.

In other words, the Air Force is saying that its drone force has been stretched to its limits.

A spandex mask stretched over his face, covering his eyes and nose.

Circus parades often became as large a sight as the performance itself; one Barnum and Bailey parade stretched for three miles.

The “stretched” cabins in new 737s and A320s transform their economics.

The kid wore a white T-shirt with the collar stretched loosely around the top of his smooth chest.

Wasn't the dead man stretched in the shadow convincing proof of their capacity for pure devilishness?

Each tiny tree was a plume of leaves; the rows stretched out to the hilltop, and over.

How great glory did he gain when he lifted up his hands, and stretched out swords against the cities?

As they entered, a liver-coloured hound that lay stretched before the fire growled lazily, and showed the whites of his eyes.

Spunyarn bowed, stretched out his long legs towards the fire, and opening his cigarette case offered it to Monsieur de Kerguel.


On this page you'll find 348 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stretched, such as: bloated, bulging, enlarged, expanded, inflated, and puffed out.

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