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Antonyms for stretched

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stretched(adj)

    (of muscles) relieved of stiffness by stretching

    "well-stretched muscles are less susceptible to injury"

    Antonyms:
    unextended, inflexible

  2. stretched(adj)

    extended or spread over a wide area or distance

    "broad fields lay stretched on both sides of us"

    Antonyms:
    unextended, inflexible

How to use stretched in a sentence?

  1. Pope Francis:

    The pace of consumption, waste and environmental change has so stretched the planet's capacity that our contemporary lifestyle, unsustainable as it is, can only precipitate catastrophes, such as those which even now periodically occur in different areas of the world, we need to reflect on our accountability before those who will have to endure the dire consequences.

  2. Anthony Fauci:

    In many areas of the country, the hospital beds are stretched. People are running out of beds, running out of trained personnel who are exhausted right now, that's real. that's not fake. That's real.

  3. Leigh Henry:

    The threat is still the gillnet, but Leigh Henry’re now dealing with a whole new industry, instead of legal shrimp fishers, we’re now dealing with transnational organized crime and people working on the black market. In the last few years, the Mexican government has stepped up its efforts to curtail poaching in the Gulf of California – the body of water that separates the Baja Peninsula from the rest of Mexico – adding in June two small boats, a number of vehicles and 135 sailors to an enforcement force deployed in 2015 under the Upper Gulf of California Integrated Protection Program. The new support joined the 13 ships, five vehicles, a helicopter-carrying ship and a plane already deployed to combat illegal fishing in the region. The U.S., which is seen as the main transshipment country for the totoaba’s bladders, has also joined in the fight against traffickers. Last year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized 1,328 pounds of totoaba fish bladders that were in route to Hong Kong. While conservationists agree that the main battle to save the totoaba and vaquita is in Mexican water, they acknowledge that the demand for the bladders in China is the reason for the illegal trade and argued that officials in Beijing and Hong Kong need to crack down on the underground fish trade. ' WORLD'S SADDEST POLAR BEAR' MOVED AFTER OUTPOURING OF OUTRAGE TOWARDS CHINESE MALL The problem, experts argue, is that wildlife trafficking is so pervasive in the world’s most populous nation that authorities are stretched thin and forced to give priority to larger cases.

  4. Josh Shapiro:

    The grand jury ultimately found thousands of children who were abused by 301 predator priests and a systematic cover-up by church leaders that stretched all the way to the Vatican. It was something that we simply couldn't walk away from, it breaks my heart that they have prioritized the reputation of their institution over the needs of these children.

  5. Michael Sprung:

    Valuations have been somewhat stretched and we wouldn't be surprised to see a correction somewhere along the way here.

How to pronounce stretched?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say stretched in sign language?

  1. stretched

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#42074inflexible

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