Definition of Outstretching

1. Verb. (present participle of outstretch) ¹



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Definition of Outstretching

1. outstretch [v] - See also: outstretch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outstretching

outstinking
outstinks
outstood
outstorm
outstormed
outstorming
outstorms
outstrategize
outstrategized
outstrategizing
outstreet
outstreets
outstretch
outstretched
outstretches
outstretching (current term)
outstricken
outstridden
outstride
outstrides
outstriding
outstrike
outstrikes
outstriking
outstripped
outstripping
outstrips
outstrive
outstriven

Literary usage of Outstretching

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1. Homiletical commentary on the Book of Exodus by Joseph Samuel Exell (1879)
"And so the most beautiful things of country, of home, of person, may by the outstretching of the Divine rod be rendered unlovely and hateful. ..."

2. History of the Civil War in America by Louis-Philippe-Albert d'Orléans Paris (1888)
"... position it advanced as far as the edge of the ravine, thus outstretching bv a few hundred yards Dwight's line on its right and Benedict's on its left. ..."

3. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"R. IV. Out-Spreading, yon moors, Out-spreading far and wide, outstretching. Man was made to Mourn. 3. Th' outstretching lake ..."

4. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1903)
"At "the Christ outstretching" there will be a slight raising of the shoulders, an almost imperceptible moving of the hand to the right on " outstretching," ..."

5. European and Japanese Gardens: Papers Read Before the American Institute of by Alfred Dwight Foster Hamlin, Richard Clipston Sturgis, John Galen Howard, Kinkichirō Honda (1902)
"7 goes by the name of the " outstretching Pine" (Nagashi-matsu), suggesting branches overhanging a stream or a lake. This is generally a single evergreen ..."

6. The Logic of Reason, Universal and Eternal by Laurens Perseus Hickok (1875)
"Space is no outstretching, but all outstretching is within it, and it must first be in order that any extending can be ; and so Time is no ..."

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