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re-strain

[ree-streyn] /riˈstreɪn/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to strain again.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; re- + strain1
Can be confused
re-strain, restrain.
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Word Origin and History for re strain

re-strain

v.

"strain again," 1874, from re- + strain (v.). Related: Re-strained; re-straining.

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