outstretched

[ US /aʊtˈstɹɛtʃt/ ]
[ UK /a‍ʊtstɹˈɛt‍ʃt/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. fully extended especially in length
    a kitten with one paw outstretched
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How To Use outstretched In A Sentence

  • With a quick catch and lift, he passed Michael up and into unseen hands outstretched from the iron wall of the ship, and paddled ahead to an open cargo port. CHAPTER 2
  • Your arm is outstretched at shoulder height and parallel to the floor. Times, Sunday Times
  • Usually obvious by the outstretched arm holding the cameraphone. Times, Sunday Times
  • The ball is so outstretched that Edney can not bend his elbow to use his upper-arm muscles.
  • She gave a shriek as he came at her and stepped away from his outstretched hand. THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
  • The pipe was just high enough so that I could swing with my arms outstretched and not drag my bottom.
  • I slung my satchel over my shoulder and shook her outstretched hand.
  • I love London particularly for that layered feel, for its glorious haphazardness and its unique personality, which Peter Ackroyd personisifes as William Blake's Glad Day: a radiant youth with his arms outstretched against rainbow light. MIND MELD: Real-Life Places That Inspire Exceptional World Building
  • She was stumbling forward with outstretched hands when she ran into the blackberries. SLEEP WHILE I SING
  • Another soldier was searching a man who was standing up against the wall, hands outstretched, legs spread. DESPERADOES
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