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Antonyms for outstretchedout·stretched

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outstretchedadjective

    fully extended especially in length

    "a kitten with one paw outstretched"

    Antonyms:
    unextended

How to use outstretched in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.

  2. Emily Post:

    Our advice to them is to get comfortable with letting people know, because I think the rude thing to do would be to stand there and act like you are ignoring an outstretched hand, if the outstretched hand comes to you and you do not want to shake hands, you want to acknowledge that by saying, 'I actually don't shake hands' or 'I am sorry that I don't shake hands, but I am so pleased to meet you.'.

  3. Aleksandar Vucic:

    I’m sorry some did not recognize my sincere desire to build friendship between Serbs and Bosniaks, my hand remains outstretched to the Bosniak people.

  4. Eileen Caddy:

    Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

  5. Bob Menendez:

    President Obama may have outstretched his hand, but the Castros still have their fists real tight.

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