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synonyms for stretching

  • extensive
  • far-reaching
  • inclusive
  • wide-ranging
  • all-embracing
  • ample
  • big
  • dilatant
  • elastic
  • expanding
  • expansile
  • great
  • large
  • scopic
  • scopious
  • thorough
  • unrepressed
  • unsuppressed
  • voluminous
  • wide
  • widespread
  • approaching
  • continuing
  • lengthening
  • ranging
  • spanning
  • spreading
  • continual
  • continuous
  • endless
  • going on
  • perpetual
  • burgeoning
  • developing
  • expanding
  • flourishing
  • spreading
  • thriving
  • viable
  • amplifying
  • animate
  • augmenting
  • budding
  • crescent
  • enlarging
  • fructifying
  • germinating
  • living
  • maturing
  • mushrooming
  • pullulating
  • sprouting
  • swelling
  • waxing
  • crescive
  • extending
  • grasping
  • lunging
  • straining
  • touching
  • feeling for
  • making for

antonyms for stretching

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  • narrow
  • limited
  • quiet
  • reserved
  • silent
                  • calmness
                  • contentedness
                  • ease
                  • looseness
                  • peace
                  • relaxation
                  • slack
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                  How to use stretching in a sentence

                  San Antonio de Bexar lies in a fertile and well-irrigated valley, stretching westward from the river Salado.
                  BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
                  And the stretching out of his wings shall fill the breadth of thy, land, O Emmanuel.
                  THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
                  Then we blotted out the fire, and, stretching ourselves on the ground, had recourse to the solace of tobacco.
                  RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
                  The gander came towards them, stretching out his neck, and hissing loudly.
                  THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
                  The sick woman had raised herself upright, and was stretching her arms towards them.
                  OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
                  Across a wide, sandy waste stretching away to the misty sea at Budden, four men were walking.
                  THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
                  With a quick and supple movement he was beside her, stretching his length upon the ground in the shadow of the mountain.
                  BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
                  From the Gwent tower there was an unobstructed view stretching away in every direction toward the horizon.
                  BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
                  Stretching away from it were fine park-lands, and beyond these were wide-stretching woods.
                  THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
                  They are the largest bodies known to us, stretching across hundreds of millions of miles.
                  GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
                  SYNONYM OF THE DAY
                  OCTOBER 26, 1985
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