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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of stress.
- adj. suffering stress (either physical or mental)
- adj. having a stress or accent
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- adj. suffering severe physical strain or distress
- adj. bearing a stress or accent
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(His body was so stressed from the run, pain, and the pressure of his attackers, that he started coughing up blood.)
"What's been stressed is hang time," Masthay said.
This is called the "stressed" loan-to-value ratio.
But he again stressed the message he made throughout the election campaign — that the party must avoid "navel gazing" through an internal party discussion but must go out and win the center-ground.
"The first thing people want to do when they get stressed is eat stuff that's bad for them," said Bauer, who counsels Wall Street executives.
As for his ties to his onetime rival Bush, McCain stressed that he is not trying to distance himself in the fall to win over independents, who are a key part of the electorate in battlegrounds such as New Hampshire and Oregon.
Asked if he would face criticism from his more conservative backers, McCain stressed his party is all encompassing.
In a January 2006 CNN interview, McCain stressed conditions Hamas would need to meet before establishing a working relationship with the United States.
He again stressed that the YMCA had to remain neutral, or Germany and Austria-Hungary would break off relations with the organization.
The result of this initiation, as we have already stressed, is no human being, but a former human being transformed into something which is not human.