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adjective as in extended

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I stripped down to my gym shorts and stretched out on my cot.

The family had grown up dirt-poor, sharecropping the 20,000 acres of cotton that stretched out below Sand Mountain.

My best position for writing is sitting on the bed, with my legs stretched out in front of me.

It could, however, be “stretched out like a tent” or “rolled back like a scroll.”

Meyer and Ross are right that English translations of the Bible do speak of the heavens being “stretched out.”

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?

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

This is the counsel, that I have purposed upon all the earth, and this is the hand that is stretched out upon all nations.

After all these things his indignation is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.


On this page you'll find 123 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stretched-out, such as: continued, drawn-out, lengthy, protracted, elongate, and elongated.

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