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stressing

verb
present participle of stress

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1 to experience concern or anxiety
  • the restaurant manager has a tendency to stress about every little thing that goes wrong

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2 to make more apparent
  • his bad performance only stressed what I'd been saying all along

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3 to indicate the importance of by centering attention on
  • the doctor stressed the importance of exercise

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“Stressing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stressing. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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