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tightened

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in stiff, inflexible

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tightened

verb
past tense of tighten

Synonyms & Antonyms of tightened (Entry 2 of 2)

to draw tight
  • tighten the straps on the backpack so that the load doesn't shift while hiking

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“Tightened.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tightened. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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