Another word for straining

Noun

distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twisting - the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

strain, straining - an intense or violent exertion

Adjective

arduous, straining, strenuous - taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance

Example:- his final, straining burst of speed

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Source : WordNet