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Synonyms for stress

emphasize

place the emphasis on

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  • place the emphasis on
  • emphasize
  • give emphasis to
  • place the accent on
  • lay emphasis upon
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Synonyms for stress

special weight placed upon something considered important

the act, condition, or effect of exerting force on someone or something

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Synonyms for stress

the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

(psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense

special emphasis attached to something

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difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension

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(physics) force that produces strain on a physical body

test the limits of

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