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tightens

verb
present tense third-person singular 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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“Tightens.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tightens. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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