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Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 2
1. Stretched tightly; strained to stiffness; rigid; not lax; as, a tense fiber.
Part of Speech: noun
Examples of usage:
  • Alison sat silent in tense anxiety. - "A Prairie Courtship", Harold Bindloss.
  • There was a tense silence. - "A Damsel in Distress", Pelham Grenville Wodehouse.
  • Craven's tense face relaxed. - "The Shadow of the East", E. M. Hull.
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