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Correct spelling:
stretching
Definition:
a. & n. from Stretch, v.

Synonyms:

adjective
elastic
rubber.
expansive
inclusive, great, expanding, large, big, dilatant, unsuppressed, voluminous, wide-ranging, scopious, elastic, thorough, all-embracing, unrepressed, expansile, ample, extensive, far-reaching, widespread, wide, scopic.
extending
endless, approaching, continuous, spreading, ranging, continual, perpetual, Spanning, going on.
growing
swelling, crescent, pullulating, mushrooming, thriving, living, Enlarging, Amplifying, viable, developing, burgeoning, Germinating, augmenting, Crescive, animate, Fructifying, Dilating, flourishing, budding.
long
lasting, rangy, sustained, running, tall, longish, protracted, spun out, faraway, far off, continued, enduring, stringy, outstretched, remote, spread out, lengthy, gangling, drawn out, deep, towering, lengthened, elongated, distant, lanky, far-off, elongate, prolonged, enlarged, high, stretched, lingering, expanded, lofty.
reaching
meeting, encompassing, spreading to, going up to, embracing, ending at, joining, touching.
rubber
rubbery, stretchy, stretchable.
noun
act
stretching, stretch.
amplification
expansion, strengthening, boost, Boosting, intensification, stretching, widening, exaggeration, heightening, extension, padding, expatiation, addition, fleshing out, deepening, lengthening, upping, buildup, development, Supplementing, magnification, raising, augmentation, elaboration, enlargement.
elongation
Prolonging, elongation.
expansion
expansion, lengthening, inflation, enlargement, engorgement, spreading, increase, amplification, dilation, fattening, extension, broadening, swelling, increment, widening, thickening, augmentation, burgeoning, crescendo, development, growth, distension, magnification.
extension
dilatation, increase, scope, broadening, amplification, appendix, continuing, wing, addendum, postponement, stretch, radius, production, orbit, extent, compass, adjunct, purview, delay, appendage, elongation, sweep, spreading out, distension, annex, branch, prolongation, arm, drawing out, supplement, protraction.
growth
germination, aggrandizement, waxing, sprouting, gain, advancement, beefing up, surge, evolution, proliferation, improvement, crop, thickening, Maturing, advance, up, vegetation, Evolvement, produce, hike, flowering, maturation, cultivation, multiplication, rise, unfolding, success, prosperity.
tension
balance, straining, stress, constriction, tenseness, force, pressure, tautness, tensity, Astriction, rigidity, stiffness.
tightness
tension.
verb
exaggerating
Overstating, Exaggerating, overdeveloping, overrating, Hyperbolizing, Caricaturing, Aggrandizing, Distorting, Overvaluing, Embellishing, overestimating.
expanding
Amplifying, Enlarging, expanding, Extending, Engorging, augmenting, Magnifying, Dilating, Distending, developing, Inflating, growing, incrementing, increasing.
extending
Prolonging, Elongating.
lengthening
Extending, expanding, lengthening, Prolonging, Elongating.
stretch
strain, pyramid, make tense, recline, drag out, inflate, develop, rack, prolong, amplify, string out, pad, tauten, crane, go, span, pull, shoot up, unfold, make, lengthen, spin out, swell, lie out, spread, overlap, unroll, draw, distend, grow, spring up, pull out, protract, spread out, burst forth, run, fill, bridge, tighten, repose, branch out, reach, open, range, Prolongate, make taut, expand, widen, magnify, cover, draw out.
Examples of usage:
  1. If one end of the shafting is of larger diameter, we set the line farther from the surface of the shafting, at the small end, to an amount equal to one- half of the difference in the two diameters; and since the line is sufficiently far from the shafting to clear the largest hub thereon, it makes, so far as stretching the line is concerned, no difference of what diameter the middle sections of shafting may be. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. Then, stretching forth his hand, he adds, " Farewell." – A Set of Rogues by Frank Barrett
  3. Thirty- one minutes, according to general reports, Johnson replied, but to make sure that they weren't stretching it, the official report made it 'twenty minutes or over. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  4. Soon there was a line stretching into the dark of the tents. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  5. The police are stretching the fire lines! – Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters or, Battling with Flames from the Air by Victor Appleton

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