in suspense

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Definition of in suspense

: waiting anxiously She kept him in suspense for two whole days before she agreed to marry him.

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“In suspense.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20suspense. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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