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Definition of "tense":

noun: a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time


verb: cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious

"he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up"


verb: become tense, nervous, or uneasy

"He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room"


verb: increase the tension on

"alternately relax and tense your calf muscle"


verb: become stretched or tense or taut

"the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed;"


adjective: taut or rigid; stretched tight

"tense piano strings"


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


adjective: in or of a state of physical or nervous tension



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