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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"

    unextended, inflexible

  2. stretched(adj)

    extended or spread over a wide area or distance

    "broad fields lay stretched on both sides of us"

    unextended, inflexible

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stretched":

    cold-drawn, elongated, tense, extended

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  1. Chief Executive Flemming Ornskov:

    This is a totally different scale and you need a bit more patience, you need a bit more time. In the end we will deliver the same outcome: we will pay off the debt and we will improve margins, the Street is wanting to see quarter-by-quarter that we can actually integrate this business, that we haven't over-stretched and can pay down debt.

  2. Fosun CEO Liang Xinjun:

    The company's balance sheet will be less stretched in the future.

  3. Daniel Eyre:

    It is a tense time around elections and security forces are already stretched thin, displaced people are already struggling for food, access to clean water and healthcare facilities.

  4. 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.

  5. Siviwe Gwarube:

    The DA is convinced that instead of being a vehicle to provide quality healthcare for all, this Bill will nationalize healthcare ... and be an additional tax burden to already financially-stretched South Africans.

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    An antonym of "spellbound"
    • A. disenchanted
    • B. fascinated
    • C. transfixed
    • D. mesmerized

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