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    distention

    distention - Dictionary definition and meaning for word distention

    Definition
    (noun) the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
    Synonyms : dilatation , distension
    Definition
    (noun) the act of expanding by pressure from within
    Synonyms : distension
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for distention

focus on tent in the word.. when the wind blows into the tent,it expands or appears swollen.. out of shape appearance

detention centre will make you swollen out of shape

distention= extent(tent) act of(tion)root word so act of extending with pressure within baloon

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dis + TENSION. U get tension when u think beyond or much.. which we can also be spoken as stretched beyond..

tention(tension): when we get tensed we will be pressurised

if you become fat you get tension..

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