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tenses

verb
present tense third-person singular of tense

Synonyms & Antonyms of tenses

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

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tenseness

tenses

tensing

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“Tenses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tenses. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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