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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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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO STRETCHING

  • amplifying
  • animate
  • augmenting
  • budding
  • burgeoning
  • crescent
  • crescive
  • developing
  • enlarging
  • expanding
  • flourishing
  • fructifying
  • germinating
  • living
  • maturing
  • mushrooming
  • pullulating
  • spreading
  • sprouting
  • stretching
  • swelling
  • thriving
  • viable
  • waxing
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