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stress the importance or significance given to something; emphasis. [8 definitions]
stress fracture a hairline fracture, esp. in a leg or foot, that occurs as a result of repeated strenuous exercise and is a common ailment of professional runners, ballet dancers, and the like.
stressful characterized by or causing stress.
stressless combined form of stress.
stretch to lengthen or extend (the body or limbs) to the full length. [19 definitions]
stretchable combined form of stretch.
stretch a point to exaggerate.
stretcher a litter, usu. consisting of canvas over a wooden frame, for the purpose of transporting injured, sick, or dying persons. [3 definitions]
stretchy capable of being stretched; elastic. [2 definitions]
streusel a topping of crumbly texture for coffeecake, sweet breads, or the like, made from flour, butter, sugar, cinnamon, and sometimes finely chopped nuts.
strew to scatter or sprinkle. [4 definitions]
stria a thin, narrow stripe, channel, or ridge, esp. one of several parallel marks or bands, as in certain muscles. [2 definitions]
striate to mark with striae or stripes; streak; furrow. [2 definitions]
striated having stripes, streaks, or furrows; consisting of striae, esp. in skeletal and cardiac muscle.
striation a pattern or arrangement of striae. [2 definitions]
stricken a past participle of strike. [3 definitions]
strict imposing severe discipline or requiring rigorous effort; unyielding; demanding. [4 definitions]
strict construction the judicial practice or principle of relying on literal interpretation of the language of a nation's constitution and other laws.
strictly strongly; absolutely.
stricture that which restricts or constrains. [3 definitions]
stride to walk with long, even steps, as in an energetic, hurried, or showy manner. [7 definitions]