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. difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension;
  2. A group of bacteria or viruses that are genetically distinct from other groups of the same species.
  3. cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious;
  4. the act of singing;
  5. alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
  6. an intense or violent exertion
  7. to exert much effort or energy;
  8. an effortful attempt to attain a goal
  9. use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity;
  10. the general meaning or substance of an utterance;
  11. rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender; "puree the vegetables for the baby"
  12. a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence;
  13. remove by passing through a filter;
  14. a special variety of domesticated animals within a species;
  15. separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; "sift the flour"
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: 22/07/2018 9:00am

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