Synonyms and Antonyms of stretching
1 the act of making longer excessive stretching can cause the fabric to tear or lose its elasticity Synonyms of stretching drawing out, elongation, lengthening, prolongation, prolonging, extensionAntonyms of stretching abbreviation, abridgment (or abridgement), curtailment, cutback, shortening
2 the representation of something in terms that go beyond the facts your constant stretching of the truth is going to get you in trouble someday Synonyms of stretching caricature, coloring, elaboration, embellishment, embroidering, embroidery, hyperbole, magnification, overstatement, padding, exaggerationWords Related to stretching amplification, enhancement; fabrication, misrepresentation; fudging, hedging; hype, puffery; superlativeNear Antonyms of stretching belittlement, disparagement, minimizing, poor-mouthingAntonyms of stretching meiosis, understatement
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