TENSE antonym




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  • S: (n) tense (a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time ),
  • S: (a) tense (in or of a state of physical or nervous tension ),
  • S: (a) tense (pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat') ),
  • S: (a) tense (taut or rigid), stretched tight, tense piano strings
  • S: (v) strain, tense (become stretched or tense or taut), the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed, the rope strained when the weight was attached
  • S: (v) tense (increase the tension on), alternately relax and tense your calf muscle, tense the rope manually before tensing the spring
  • S: (v) tense tense_up (become tense, nervous, or uneasy), He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room
  • S: (v) tense strain, tense_up (cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious), he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up
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