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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. The NRGI report:

    NNPC spending on this scale raises questions about fiscal responsibility, especially at a time when public finances are stretched and the federal government is looking to fund more of its budget with debt.

  2. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley:

    I saw—with shut eyes, but acute mental vision—I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life and stir with an uneasy, half-vital motion. Frightful must it be, for supremely frightful would be the effect of any human endeavor to mock the stupendous mechanism of the Creator of the world.

  3. Jeremy Farrar:

    It's so thinly stretched, there's arguably no organization on earth that could cover all those (topics) at sufficient depth to be authoritative.

  4. The IEA:

    This surplus crude provides some relief, with OPEC's spare production buffer stretched thin as Saudi Arabia - which holds the lion's share of excess capacity - and its Gulf neighbours pump at near record rates, the shock absorber provided by oil stocks is no longer restricted to just crude. As refineries ran flat out to meet soaring demand for gasoline in top consumers the United States and China, distillate inventories ballooned as a consequence.

  5. Jay Jordan:

    It was all for show, for her, everything had to be decorated very fancy, garnished to a T. She was very involved with the table settings. The flowers alone stretched the whole length of the table. The food was secondary, in a way.

How to pronounce stretched?

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Karen
Australian
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Indian

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