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Synonyms for tense up

verb put under physical or mental pressure
  • afflict
  • burden
  • crunch
  • distend
  • force
  • fret
  • hassle
  • overdo
  • overextend
  • pull
  • spring
  • strain
  • stretch
  • tense
  • traumatize
  • worry
  • put in traction
  • put on trial
  • tense up

Antonyms for tense up

  • aid
  • calm
  • comfort
  • compress
  • concentrate
  • help
  • placate
  • soothe
  • attenuate
  • reduce
  • relax
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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stressing

verb. put under physical or mental pressure
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.