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tense

to tense
Werkwoord
  • door strak uitzetten vormen
  • 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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to tense
Werkwoord
    • become tense, nervous, or uneasy
    "He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room"

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    to tense
    Werkwoord
      • increase the tension on
      "alternately relax and tense your calf muscle"
      "tense the rope manually before tensing the spring"

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      to tense
      Werkwoord
        • become stretched or tense or taut
        "the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed;"

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        tense
        Zelfstandig naamwoord
        • eigenschap van werkwoordsvormen; werkwoordstijd
        • a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time

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        tense
        Zelfstandig naamwoord
        • fortis
        • a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time

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        tense
        Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
          • taut or rigid; stretched tight
          "tense piano strings"
          tense
          Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
            • in or of a state of physical or nervous tension
            tense
            Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
              • pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat')