Antonyms for loosening

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But when they sat at meals, loosening their armor buckles, then there would be news.

The loosening, the fall, and the crash happen almost simultaneously.

In other words, you bind for the sake of loosening, when a good bait is on the hook, do you not?

Loosening her hands from his neck, she had covered her ears.

Still he swung his sword, swaying now upon his loosening knees.

A little swaying motion from side to side may help in loosening the covers.

Gregoriev was certainly an adept at applying or loosening his screws.

It seemed to be loosening, loosening, just as his fingers were doing.

Here Swipes stumbled, loosening himself from the grasp of his companions.

A shot pierced the arm of one of the bearers, loosening his hold of the litter.

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