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tightening

verb
present participle of tighten

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

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“Tightening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tightening. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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