English Voc. 2
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to draw tight to the utmost tension/ to stretch to the full
to strain e.g. "to strain a rope"
State of worry and tension caused by a difficult situation - An emotional pressure.
- The strain
- e.g. "She was tired and under great strain."
- e.g. "I sometimes find it a great strain to be responsible for the mortgage."
A force that pushes, pulls or stretches sth. in a way that may damage it.
- The strain
- e.g. "Take your hands under your buttocks to take some of the strain off your back."
To bring back memory/ remember + tell others about it.
- to recall
- e.g. "Can you recall what she said?"
- e.g. "Dario recalled that he first met Luca during Kindergarten."
A strong feeling of excitement and happiness.
- The exhilaration
- e.g. "He could hardly conceal his exhilaration when she agreed."
Doing sth. planned or having decided it beforehand so that it happens on purpose rather than by chance. (syn. intentional)
- deliberate (adj.)
- e.g. "Witnesses say the firing was deliberate and sustained."
- e.g. "A deliberate lie"
A movement/ action done slowly and carefully
- e.g. "She deliberately walked down the dangerous path knowing that her life stands at risk."
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