Stress - Crossword Clue

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EMPHASIS
EMPHASISE
STRAIN
TENSION
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EMPHASIS
  1. intensity or forcefulness of expression; "the vehemence of his denial"; "his emphasis on civil rights"
  2. the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"
  3. special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g.
  4. special importance or significance; "the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis"; "the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents"
  5. Plural of emphasis
  6. Stress
EMPHASISE
  1. to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
  2. give extra weight to (a communication); "Her gesture emphasized her words"
STRAIN
  1. to exert much effort or energy;
  2. a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence;
  3. use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity;
  4. a special variety of domesticated animals within a species;
  5. rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender; "puree the vegetables for the baby"
  6. (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups;
  7. remove by passing through a filter;
  8. (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  9. separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; "sift the flour"
  10. injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain
  11. become stretched or tense or taut;
  12. (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress;
  13. test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
  14. difficulty that causes worry or emotional ten
TENSION
  1. the action of stretching something tight; "tension holds the belt in the pulleys"
  2. (physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body; "the direction of maximum tension moves asymptotically toward the direction of the shear"
  3. feelings of hostility that are not manifest; "he could sense her latent hostility to him"; "the diplomats' first concern was to reduce international tensions"
  4. a balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature); "there is a tension created between narrative time and movie time"; "there is a tension between these approaches to understanding history"
  5. (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor"
  6. the physical condition of being stretched or strained; "it places great tension on the leg muscles"; "he could feel the tenseness of her body"
Clue Database Last Updated: 21/10/2018 9:00am

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