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1. pluperfect

noun. a perfective tense used to express action completed in the past.

Synonyms

  • perfective
  • past perfect
  • perfective tense
  • past perfect tense
  • perfect
  • perfect tense

Antonyms

  • dystopian
  • inexact
  • broken
  • mitigated

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Rhymes with Pluperfect Tense

  • misrepresents
  • nondefense
  • commonsense
  • suspense
  • pretense
  • expense
  • dispense
  • condense
  • intense
  • incense
  • defense
  • defence
  • commence
  • whence
  • spens
  • spence
  • offense
  • immense
  • ferenc
  • thence
  • sense
  • pense
  • pence
  • hense
  • hence
  • fence
  • dense
  • cents
  • bence

2. pluperfect

adjective. more than perfect.

Antonyms

  • blemished

3. tense

noun. ['ˈtɛns'] a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time.

Synonyms

  • imperfect tense
  • present
  • past tense
  • progressive
  • imperfect
  • continuous tense
  • grammatical category
  • syntactic category
  • perfect
  • perfective
  • present tense
  • progressive tense
  • perfect tense
  • perfective tense
  • future tense
  • future
  • past

Antonyms

  • quiet
  • unexcited
  • patient
  • composed

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

4. tense

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

Antonyms

  • wireless

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

5. tense

verb. ['ˈtɛns'] increase the tension on.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • unsexy
  • passionless
  • unawakened

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

6. tense

adjective. ['ˈtɛns'] taut or rigid; stretched tight.

Synonyms

  • overstrung
  • tight

Antonyms

  • lax
  • decisive
  • smooth

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

7. tense

adjective. ['ˈtɛns'] in or of a state of physical or nervous tension.

Synonyms

  • jumpy
  • wired
  • uptight
  • isotonic
  • agitated
  • cliff-hanging
  • highly strung
  • nervous
  • pumped up
  • pumped-up
  • uneasy
  • jittery
  • edgy
  • electric
  • taut
  • nail-biting
  • restive
  • fretful
  • aroused
  • strained
  • unrelaxed
  • wound up
  • suspenseful
  • pumped
  • itchy
  • overstrung
  • high-strung
  • antsy
  • nervy
  • fidgety

Antonyms

  • relaxed
  • unagitated
  • unbound
  • hypertonic

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

8. tense

verb. ['ˈtɛns'] cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious.

Synonyms

  • tense up
  • extend
  • affect
  • strain

Antonyms

  • unstrain
  • steady
  • untroubled
  • unexcitable

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

9. tense

verb. ['ˈtɛns'] become tense, nervous, or uneasy.

Synonyms

  • turn
  • tense up

Antonyms

  • comfortable
  • restful
  • unexciting

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

10. tense

verb. ['ˈtɛns'] become stretched or tense or taut.

Synonyms

  • strain

Antonyms

  • graceful
  • painless

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)
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