Definition of Overstretches

1. Verb. (third-person singular of overstretch) ¹



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Definition of Overstretches

1. overstretch [v] - See also: overstretch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overstretches

overstrained
overstraining
overstrains
overstraitly
overstraw
overstrawed
overstrawing
overstrawn
overstrenuous
overstress
overstressed
overstresses
overstressing
overstretch
overstretched
overstretches (current term)
overstretching
overstrew
overstrewed
overstrewing
overstrewn
overstrews
overstrict
overstridden
overstride
overstrides
overstriding
overstrike
overstrikes
overstrode

Literary usage of Overstretches

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1. Obstetrics for nurses by Joseph Bolivar De Lee (1922)
"This causes pain here and overstretches the abdominal wall in front. It is sad to contemplate how the beautiful female form is distorted at the behest of ..."

2. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1897)
"This in turn overstretches the external rotators of the hip, causing sensitiveness and tonic spasm of the glutei and tenderness over the points of exit of ..."

3. The Diagnostics of Internal Medicine: A Clinical Treatise Upon the by Glentworth Reeve Butler (1909)
"... others give pain because of the rapid swelling which overstretches its fibre-elastic framework, as in the acute enlargement of certain febrile diseases. ..."

4. The Homilies of S. John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, on the by John Chrysostom (1842)
"So it is also with one who plays the harp; he neither overstretches the string, lest he break it, nor relaxes it too much, lest he mar the consonance of its ..."

5. After Life in Roman Paganism: Lectures Delivered at Yale University on the by Franz Valery Marie Cumont (1922)
"Nature was said to be like an artist who sometimes breaks an instrument of which he overstretches the chords, and sometimes leaves them too slack and can ..."

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