Synonyms and Antonyms for tense

2. tense (v.)

become tense, nervous, or uneasy

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3. tense (v.)

cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious

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4. tense (adj.)

pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat')

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5. tense (v.)

increase the tension on

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7. tense (v.)

become stretched or tense or taut

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8. tense (adj.)

taut or rigid; stretched tight

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