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tense

see definition of tense
  • adjtight, stretched
  • adjunder stress, pressure
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Synonyms for tense

adj tight, stretched
  • strained
  • close
  • firm
  • stiff
  • rigid
  • taut

Antonyms for tense

  • flexible
  • loose
  • soft
  • calm
  • easy-going
  • laid-back
  • limp
  • limpid
  • relaxed
  • slack
  • uncaring
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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