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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]
strident harsh-sounding or loud; raucous; grating. [2 definitions]
stridulate to produce a shrill grating, creaking, or chirping sound by rubbing certain parts of the body together, as some insects do.
stridulous producing or characterized by a harsh grating, creaking, or chirping sound.
strife conflict or enmity, usu. intense and often violent. [2 definitions]
strifeless combined form of strife.
strike to hit (someone or something) with the hand or something used as a weapon. [31 definitions]