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lay emphasis on something

 and lay stress on something
to place emphasis on something; to emphasize something. When you present this explanation, lay emphasis on the matter of personal responsibility. I'm afraid I laid too much stress on the notion of good attendance. If you are really sick, stay home!
See also: lay, on

no stress

Inf. no problem; no bother. Don't worry, man, no stress. Relax. No stress. It doesn't bother me at all.
See also: no, stress

stress out

Subject to or undergo extreme pressure or strain, as from working. For example, I badly need a vacation; I'm just plain stressed out from this job and its aggravations. The verb stress has meant "afflict with hardship" or "distress" since the 16th century, but the phrase stress out, alluding to psychological stress, dates only from the 1940s.
See also: out, stress

stress out

v. Slang
1. To subject something to extreme stress, as from working too much: The tight deadlines are stressing out everybody in the office. I might not be cut out for this job; the demanding schedule stresses me out. Don't stress yourself out trying to finish the project; I'll take care of it.
2. To undergo extreme stress, as from working too much: You're always stressing out about things that can't be changed.
See also: out, stress

no stress

interj. no problem; no bother. Relax. No stress. It doesn’t bother me at all.
See also: no, stress

stress

1. in. to suffer annoyance; to experience stress. Clare finds that she is stressing more and more about little things.
2. tv. to annoy or bother someone. (see also stressed.) Don’t stress Willy! He’s had a hard day.

stressed

mod. upset; annoyed. Come on, man, don’t get stressed! It’s only a gag.
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Since the participants' dominant stress pattern is on the first or second syllable in these tri-syllabic stems, these suffixes, ese and ade are tri-syllabic stems, which carry primary stress on third syllable.
In the study, out of 112 productions in these suffixed words, more than half of the stress were placed on first syllable that is, 76 strong stress were placed on first syllable, while one-fourth of the stress placements that is, 32 strong stress were placed on second syllable.
What is consistent, however, is that everyone has an individual limit to the amount of stress they can cope with at one time.
Stress is always present in our lives in many shapes and forms.
Besides, to a certain extent the relationship between the edge stress and the thickness stress may depend on the type of the tempering oven.
The hormone that initiates the body's response to stress, CRF, is found throughout the brain.
For low molecular weight, non-polymeric materials, such as water or rubber extender oils, for example, the resulting shear stress is precisely proportional to the applied shear rate.
Comparing the lines of the horn surfaces during compression and extension to the lines of the horn at rest also shows a great deal of deformity and stress.
Doctors who avoid burnout take the time to discuss creative ways of supporting and assisting each other so that the team deals with stress together rather than asking each to handle it alone.
Anecdotally, faculty often report being under more stress during midterm week as a result of the added pressure of preparing and grading midterm examinations.
Socialization: Talking and spending time with friends or family can relieve stress.
Stress in all its forms has an overwhelming bearing on human physiology along with general and oral health maintenance.
Lubaton will facilitate a workshop entitled 'Create A Stress-Free Space: Managing Stress for a Happier and Healthier You' on July 28, 2017 to be held in Inquirer Academy.
Frequent stress can cause the body to be in a heightened state of stress most of the time, which leads to suppressed immunity, digestive and reproductive problems, increased aging, and a greater risk of heart attack and stroke.
Psychological stress has become an unavoidable part of our daily lives.