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tense

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1 feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty
  • Lori was tense about the upcoming bar exam.
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keyed up, on edge, on pins and needles, on tenterhooks

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2 marked by or causing agitation or uncomfortable feelings
  • A tense relationship existed between the two teachers.
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3 stretched with little or no give
  • a tense rope
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tense

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to draw tight
  • He tensed his muscles and attempted to lift the heavy appliance onto the truck.
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