Part of speech:
Compelled; forced; obliged
To present; offer:
(Grammar) To apply a tense to.
To apply by scattering through a sieve:
(Naut.) To sail on a reach
Produced under strain; not spontaneous:
Lacking natural ease; strained:
To remove or separate by means of a filter
To wrench or twist a ligament or muscle of (a joint, as the ankle) without dislocating the bones
To distort is defined as to change something or shape something in a way that changes it from the truth or from what it should be.
The definition of strive is to try very hard or struggle.
To reduce in intensity; slacken:
The definition of tighten is to make something more fixed in place, more constricted, or more snug.
To extend one's muscles or limbs, as after prolonged sitting or on awakening.
To twist and sprain:
Obviously planned or calculated; not spontaneous or natural; labored:
(Archaic) Overworked; fatigued
The definition of taut is pulled or stretched tight.
Leaving little empty space through compression; compact:
Not included in nature; artificial:
Reduced, made less strong.
(Informal) To suffer stress; to worry or be agitated.
To divide (a thing) into separate parts.
To separate, conceal, shelter, or protect, with or as with a screen
To decorate the entire surface of.
To rid of impurities:
To use precise distinctions and subtlety in thought or speech.
To go or move at a rack.
To wrench or sprain:
(Archaic) To try to achieve
To pass (time) without doing anything:
To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
(Computers) To encode (data) to minimize the space required for storage or transmittal:
To stop from being angry; appease; pacify; mollify
To make or become calm or quiet:
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