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The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain.
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  1. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain.
  2. The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
  3. Bodily dysfunction or discomfort caused by disease or injury:
An upset of normal function; ailment
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  1. An upset of normal function; ailment
  2. An ailment that affects the function of mind or body:
  3. A condition characterized by lack of normal functioning of physical or mental processes:
The act of crucifying; execution on a cross.
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  1. The act of crucifying; execution on a cross.
  2. The crucifying of Jesus on Calvary. Used with the.
  3. An extremely difficult, painful trial; torturous suffering.
The suffering of death by a martyr.
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  1. The suffering of death by a martyr.
  2. Extreme suffering of any kind.
  3. Severe, long-continued suffering; torment
The inflicting of severe pain, often, specif., in order to obtain information or a confession, get revenge, etc.
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  1. The inflicting of severe pain, often, specif., in order to obtain information or a confession, get revenge, etc.
  2. Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
  3. An experience or cause of severe pain or anguish:
(--- Informal) A person considered to be an attractive or admirable romantic partner.
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  1. (--- Informal) A person considered to be an attractive or admirable romantic partner.
  2. A tricky or disadvantageous condition; a catch:
  3. A tricky or previously unsuspected condition or drawback:
Nausea.
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  1. Nausea.
  2. A disease; a malady.
  3. The condition of being sick or diseased; illness
A sudden outburst of emotion or action:
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  1. A sudden outburst of emotion or action:
  2. A sudden outburst as of laughter, rage, or sneezing; fit; spasm
  3. A sudden attack, or intensification of the symptoms, of a disease, usually recurring periodically
A contagious, usually short-lived enthusiasm or craze:
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  1. A contagious, usually short-lived enthusiasm or craze:
  2. A body temperature that is higher than normal. Fever is the body's natural response to the release of substances called pyrogens by infectious agents such as bacteria and viruses. The pyrogens stimulate the hypothalamus in the brain to conserve heat and increase the basal metabolic rate.
  3. A condition of heightened activity or excitement:
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
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  1. Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
  2. A condition of pain, suffering, or distress:
A condition of pain, suffering, or distress:
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  1. A condition of pain, suffering, or distress:
  2. Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
The act or an instance of hurting; pain, injury, or wound
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  1. The act or an instance of hurting; pain, injury, or wound
  2. Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
  3. Mental suffering; anguish:
Great suffering, as from worry, grief, or pain; agony
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  1. Great suffering, as from worry, grief, or pain; agony
  2. Agonizing physical or mental pain; torment.
Lack of comfort; uneasiness; inconvenience
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  1. Lack of comfort; uneasiness; inconvenience
  2. Something that disturbs one's comfort; an annoyance.
  3. Anything causing this
A sudden, strong outburst (of emotion)
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  1. A sudden, strong outburst (of emotion)
  2. A violent, intense struggle, especially the struggle that precedes death.
  3. The suffering of intense physical or mental pain:
A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
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  1. A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
  2. The state of suffering and want as a result of physical circumstances or extreme poverty.
  3. A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
A life-threatening condition marked by a severe drop in blood pressure, resulting from serious injury or illness.
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  1. A life-threatening condition marked by a severe drop in blood pressure, resulting from serious injury or illness.
  2. A sudden feeling of distress:
  3. Something that suddenly causes emotional distress:
(Obs.) An instrument of torture or the torture inflicted
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  1. (Obs.) An instrument of torture or the torture inflicted
  2. Great pain or anguish, physical or mental; suffering; agony
  3. A source of pain, anxiety, or annoyance
Strong love or affection
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  1. Strong love or affection
  2. Extreme, compelling emotion; intense emotional drive or excitement
  3. (--- Archaic) Suffering or agony, as of a martyr
A longing or desire.
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  1. A longing or desire.
  2. A painful sorrow.
  3. A dull, continuous pain
A sharp, sudden physical pain.
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  1. A sharp, sudden physical pain.
  2. A sudden, brief, darting pain or pang
  3. A sudden, brief feeling of remorse, shame, etc.; qualm
The act of throbbing
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  1. The act of throbbing
  2. A beating, pulsating, or vibration.
  3. A beat or pulsation, esp. a strong one of the heart
A spasm or pang of pain
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  1. A spasm or pang of pain
  2. A condition of extreme difficulty or trouble:
  3. A severe pang or spasm of pain, as in childbirth.
A sudden, convulsive, involuntary muscular contraction: a tonic spasm is persistent and sustained, and a clonic spasm is one of a series of relatively brief contractions alternating with relaxations
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  1. A sudden, convulsive, involuntary muscular contraction: a tonic spasm is persistent and sustained, and a clonic spasm is one of a series of relatively brief contractions alternating with relaxations
  2. A sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles.
  3. Any sudden, violent, temporary activity, feeling, etc.
A sudden, painful, involuntary contraction of a muscle or muscles from chill, strain, etc.
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  1. A sudden, painful, involuntary contraction of a muscle or muscles from chill, strain, etc.
  2. Spasmodic contractions of the uterus, such as those occurring during menstruation or labor, usually causing pain in the abdomen that may radiate to the lower back and thighs.
  3. An involuntary, spasmodic muscle contraction causing severe pain.
A firm hold; a grasp.
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  1. A firm hold; a grasp.
  2. The pressure or pain of something distressing or afflicting
  3. A sudden, sharp pain in the bowels
A single loop of yarn worked off a needle in knitting, crocheting, etc.
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  1. A single loop of yarn worked off a needle in knitting, crocheting, etc.
  2. A single loop or knot of thread used in closing a wound or incision in surgery; a suture.
  3. (Informal) The least part; a bit:
The inflicting of severe pain, often, specif., in order to obtain information or a confession, get revenge, etc.
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  1. The inflicting of severe pain, often, specif., in order to obtain information or a confession, get revenge, etc.
  2. Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
  3. An experience or cause of severe pain or anguish:
A disease; illness; sickness
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  1. A disease; illness; sickness
  2. An unwholesome condition:
A cause of intense anguish.
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  1. A cause of intense anguish.
  2. Sleep:
  3. A framework, grating, case, stand, etc. for holding or displaying various things
A jagged wound or cut.
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  1. A jagged wound or cut.
  2. The result of lacerating; jagged tear or wound
  3. An irregular open wound caused by a blunt impact to soft tissue.
(Vulgar Slang) A person considered to be mean or contemptible, especially a man.
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  1. (Vulgar Slang) A person considered to be mean or contemptible, especially a man.
  2. A persistent or sharply painful feeling of sorrow or remorse.
  3. A sharp pain caused by or as if by being pricked
(Obs.) An instrument of torture or the torture inflicted
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  1. (Obs.) An instrument of torture or the torture inflicted
  2. Great pain or anguish, physical or mental; suffering; agony
  3. A source of pain, anxiety, or annoyance
The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
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  1. The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
  2. Physical deterioration, as of a highway, caused by hard use over time:
  3. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain.
A sudden, strong outburst (of emotion)
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  1. A sudden, strong outburst (of emotion)
  2. A violent, intense struggle, especially the struggle that precedes death.
  3. The suffering of intense physical or mental pain:
Lack of comfort; uneasiness; inconvenience
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  1. Lack of comfort; uneasiness; inconvenience
  2. Anything causing this
  3. Something that disturbs one's comfort; an annoyance.
The act or an instance of hurting; pain, injury, or wound
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  1. The act or an instance of hurting; pain, injury, or wound
  2. Mental suffering; anguish:
  3. Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
A sudden, sharp, and brief pain, physical or emotional
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  1. A sudden, sharp, and brief pain, physical or emotional
  2. A sudden sharp bodily pain:
  3. A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress:
An injury to an organism, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
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  1. An injury to an organism, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
  2. An injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
  3. Any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
A wrench, twist, or other physical injury resulting from excessive tension, effort, or use.
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  1. A wrench, twist, or other physical injury resulting from excessive tension, effort, or use.
  2. The extent to which a body is distorted when it is subjected to a deforming force, as when under stress. The distortion can involve a change both in shape and in size. All measures of strain are dimensionless (they have no unit of measure). &diamf3; Axial strain is equal to the ratio between the change in length of an object and its original length. &diamf3; Volume strain is equal to the ratio between the change in volume of an object and its original volume. It is also called bulk strain. &diamf3; Shear strain is equal to the ratio between the amount by which an object is skewed and its length.
  3. The tone, tenor, or substance of a verbal utterance or of a particular action or behavior:
The ability or power to sting or wound
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  1. The ability or power to sting or wound
  2. A sharp-pointed organ in insects and certain other animals, used to prick, wound, or inject poison
  3. A pain or wound resulting from or as from stinging
An act, process, or result of burning:
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  1. An act, process, or result of burning:
  2. A sensation of intense heat, stinging pain, or irritation:
  3. An injury or damage caused by fire, heat, radiation, wind, caustics, etc.: in medicine, burns are classified as first-degree burn, reddening, second-degree burn, blistering, and third-degree burn, destruction of the skin and the tissues under it
(Appalachian) Alternative form of creek.
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  1. (Appalachian) Alternative form of creek.
  2. A painful muscle spasm or cramp in the neck, back, etc.
  3. A painful muscular cramp or spasm of some part of the body, as of the neck or back, making it difficult to move the part affected. (Compare catch.)
Depression of spirits from loss of hope, confidence, or courage; dejection.
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  1. Depression of spirits from loss of hope, confidence, or courage; dejection.
  2. A feeling of depression or disheartenment.
The act of worrying or the condition of being worried; persistent mental uneasiness:
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  1. The act of worrying or the condition of being worried; persistent mental uneasiness:
  2. A troubled state of mind; anxiety; distress; care; uneasiness
  3. Something that causes anxiety
A cause of anxiety:
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  1. A cause of anxiety:
  2. A state of apprehension and fear resulting from the anticipation of a threatening event or situation. &diamf3; In psychiatry, a patient has an anxiety disorder &diamf3; if normal psychological functioning is disrupted or if anxiety persists without an identifiable cause.
  3. (Psychiatry) An abnormal state like this, characterized by a feeling of being powerless and unable to cope with threatening events, typically imaginary, and by physical tension, as shown by sweating, trembling, etc.
A try, esp. a hard try; attempt; endeavor
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  1. A try, esp. a hard try; attempt; endeavor
  2. The force needed by a machine in order to accomplish work on a load.
  3. The use of physical or mental energy to do something; exertion.
A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
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  1. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
  2. An earnest attempt or effort
  3. A sincere attempt; a determined or assiduous effort towards a specific goal.
Watchful oversight; charge or supervision:
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  1. Watchful oversight; charge or supervision:
  2. Attentive assistance or treatment to those in need:
  3. Upkeep; maintenance:
To exhaust or weaken with strain of any sort
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  1. To exhaust or weaken with strain of any sort
  2. To mar or otherwise treat (an object or fabric, for example) to give the appearance of an antique or of heavy prior use.
  3. To cause discomfort to; trouble
(Archaic) To harm; injure
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  1. (Archaic) To harm; injure
  2. (Archaic) To hurt or harm.
  3. To cause to feel grief; afflict with deep, acute sorrow or distress
To cause pain or discomfort to; afflict
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  1. To cause pain or discomfort to; afflict
  2. To cause to be anxious or worried:
  3. To cause to have emotional or mental problems that interfere with social functioning:
A dull, continuous pain
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  1. A dull, continuous pain
  2. A painful sorrow.
  3. A longing or desire.
A sudden, sharp, and brief pain, physical or emotional
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  1. A sudden, sharp, and brief pain, physical or emotional
  2. A sudden sharp bodily pain:
  3. A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress:
A small, sharp, local pain, such as that made by a needle or bee sting.
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  1. A small, sharp, local pain, such as that made by a needle or bee sting.
  2. A persistent or sharply painful feeling of sorrow or remorse.
  3. (Vulgar Slang) A person considered to be mean or contemptible, especially a man.
A tingling or pricking sensation:
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  1. A tingling or pricking sensation:
  2. A kind of willow basket.
  3. A small hard pointed outgrowth of the epidermis of a plant, in contrast to a modified plant organ such as a spine or thorn.
A smarting sensation, pain or distress
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  1. A smarting sensation, pain or distress
  2. (Slang) Intelligence; expertise:
  3. Sharp pain or anguish:
A thrust with a pointed weapon or instrument.
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  1. A thrust with a pointed weapon or instrument.
  2. A sudden sensation of anguish or pain
  3. An attempt; a try:
A keen stimulus or incitement; a goad or spur:
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  1. A keen stimulus or incitement; a goad or spur:
  2. The ability or power to sting or wound
  3. (Slang) A confidence game, especially one implemented by undercover agents to apprehend criminals.
A bit or piece; specif., an article of clothing
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  1. A bit or piece; specif., an article of clothing
  2. A particular kind of stitch or style of stitching
  3. (Informal) An article of clothing:
A tool for splitting wood into shingles; a frow.
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  1. A tool for splitting wood into shingles; a frow.
  2. A hard struggle.
  3. A condition of extreme difficulty or trouble:
A sharp, sudden physical pain.
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  1. A sharp, sudden physical pain.
  2. A sudden, brief, darting pain or pang
  3. A sudden, brief feeling of remorse, shame, etc.; qualm
A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
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  1. A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
  2. A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
  3. The state of suffering and want as a result of physical circumstances or extreme poverty.
A sudden, strong outburst (of emotion)
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  1. A sudden, strong outburst (of emotion)
  2. A violent, intense struggle, especially the struggle that precedes death.
  3. The suffering of intense physical or mental pain:
Agonizing physical or mental pain; torment.
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  1. Agonizing physical or mental pain; torment.
  2. Great suffering, as from worry, grief, or pain; agony
Physical deterioration, as of a highway, caused by hard use over time:
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  1. Physical deterioration, as of a highway, caused by hard use over time:
  2. The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
  3. Anything that distresses; affliction
A wrong; harm:
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  1. A wrong; harm:
  2. Mental suffering; anguish:
  3. Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
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  1. A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
  2. A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
  3. The state of suffering and want as a result of physical circumstances or extreme poverty.
(Obs.) An instrument of torture or the torture inflicted
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  1. (Obs.) An instrument of torture or the torture inflicted
  2. Great pain or anguish, physical or mental; suffering; agony
  3. A source of pain, anxiety, or annoyance
Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
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  1. Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
  2. An experience or cause of severe pain or anguish:
  3. The inflicting of severe pain, often, specif., in order to obtain information or a confession, get revenge, etc.
A cause of sorrow or misery; a misfortune:
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  1. A cause of sorrow or misery; a misfortune:
  2. A cause of sorrow; affliction; trouble
  3. Sorrow or grief; misery.
An injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
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  1. An injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
  2. An injury to an organism, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
  3. Any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
The state of being careful.
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The state or characteristic of being meticulous.
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  1. The state or characteristic of being meticulous.
The act of taking pains; great care or diligence
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  1. The act of taking pains; great care or diligence
  2. The application of careful and attentive effort.
(Uncountable) The property of being scrupulous.
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  1. (Uncountable) The property of being scrupulous.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being scrupulous.
A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
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  1. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
  2. A sincere attempt; a determined or assiduous effort towards a specific goal.
  3. Enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity.
Energetic activity; effort
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  1. Energetic activity; effort
  2. The act or an instance of exerting, especially a strenuous effort.
  3. The act, fact, or process of exerting; active use of strength, power, etc.; exercise
The state of being subjected to such demands or stresses:
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  1. The state of being subjected to such demands or stresses:
  2. The extent to which a body is distorted when it is subjected to a deforming force, as when under stress. The distortion can involve a change both in shape and in size. All measures of strain are dimensionless (they have no unit of measure). &diamf3; Axial strain is equal to the ratio between the change in length of an object and its original length. &diamf3; Volume strain is equal to the ratio between the change in volume of an object and its original volume. It is also called bulk strain. &diamf3; Shear strain is equal to the ratio between the amount by which an object is skewed and its length.
  3. Extreme or laborious effort, exertion, or work.
Something that is difficult to do or achieve:
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  1. Something that is difficult to do or achieve:
  2. The act of struggling:
  3. Strife, contention, or combat:
A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
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  1. A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
  2. A condition of pain, disease, or malfunction:
  3. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
The time, effort, or trouble taken in doing something:
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  1. The time, effort, or trouble taken in doing something:
Strenuous physical labor and effort.
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  1. Strenuous physical labor and effort.
  2. Vigorous physical effort, as that used in scrubbing or polishing something
  3. (Idiomatic) Effort or hard work, especially physical work involving repeated motion of the forearm, such as scrubbing.
A very short, hard, leafless branch or stem with a sharp point
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  1. A very short, hard, leafless branch or stem with a sharp point
  2. (Botany) A modified branch in the form of a sharp woody structure.
  3. One that causes sharp pain, irritation, or discomfort:
An effort or attempt:
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  1. An effort or attempt:
  2. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
  3. An instance of such a proceeding:
To inflict an injury or injuries on.
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  1. To inflict an injury or injuries on.
  2. To cause grief or injury to; offend
  3. To distress; afflict.
To cause discomfort to; trouble
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  1. To cause discomfort to; trouble
  2. (Archaic) To constrain (to do something)
  3. To mar or otherwise treat (an object or fabric, for example) to give the appearance of an antique or of heavy prior use.
(Archaic) To harm; injure
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  1. (Archaic) To harm; injure
  2. To cause to feel grief; afflict with deep, acute sorrow or distress
  3. (Archaic) To hurt or harm.
To be detrimental to; hinder or impair:
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  1. To be detrimental to; hinder or impair:
  2. To cause physical damage to (something); harm:
  3. To cause mental or emotional suffering to; distress:
To cause physical harm to; hurt:
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  1. To cause physical harm to; hurt:
  2. To cause physical harm to; hurt:
  3. To offend (one's feelings, pride, etc.); wound
Simple past tense and past participle of wind.
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  1. Simple past tense and past participle of wind.
  2. To inflict a wound or wounds (on or upon); hurt; injure
  3. To inflict wounds or a wound on.
To suffer a dull, sustained pain.
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  1. To suffer a dull, sustained pain.
  2. To have or give dull, steady pain
  3. To feel sympathy or compassion:
To cause mental or emotional suffering to; distress:
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  1. To cause mental or emotional suffering to; distress:
  2. To cause physical damage to (something); harm:
  3. To be detrimental to; hinder or impair:
To feel sharp bodily pains.
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  1. To feel sharp bodily pains.
(Obsolete) To tweak; pinch.
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  1. (Obsolete) To tweak; pinch.
  2. To cause to have a sudden, brief, darting pain or pang
  3. To feel a sudden, brief, darting pain or pang
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