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tense
n. a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time
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tense up, strain, tense
v. 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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tense, overwound
adj. nervous, tense, jumpy; "She felt nervous and overwound before her presentation."
tense
adj. taut or rigid; stretched tight; "tense piano strings"
tense
adj. pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat')
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nervous, spooky, flighty, skittish
adj. unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
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squirrelly, jumpy, squirrely
adj. (informal) eccentric, jumpy, or reticent; "The witness acted very squirrelly during testimony and fidgeted constantly in his seat."
nervous, spooky, flighty, skittish
adj. unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
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make relaxed, loosen up, unlax, unstrain, unwind, relax
v. cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me"
make relaxed, loosen up, unlax, unstrain, unwind, relax
v. cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me"
lax
adj. lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "a lax rope"; "a limp handshake"
lax
adj. pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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