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dis·ten·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distention, distensionnoun

    the act of expanding by pressure from within

    Synonyms:
    dilatation, distention

  2. dilatation, distension, distentionnoun

    the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions

    Synonyms:
    dilatation, dilation, distention

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  1. List of paraphrases for "distension":

    rifting, rift

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