Synonyms for straining

Synonyms for (noun) straining

Synonyms: strain, straining

Definition: an intense or violent exertion

Similar words: effort, elbow grease, travail, sweat, exertion

Definition: use of physical or mental energy; hard work

Usage: he got an A for effort; they managed only with great exertion

Synonyms: twisting, torture, straining, distortion, overrefinement

Definition: the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

Similar words: falsification, misrepresentation

Definition: a willful perversion of facts

Synonyms for (adj) straining

Synonyms: arduous, straining, strenuous

Definition: taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance

Usage: his final, straining burst of speed; a strenuous task; your willingness after these six arduous days to remain here- F.D.Roosevelt

Similar words: effortful

Definition: requiring great physical effort

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