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Unfortunately, there’s just no real suspense to the various challenges facing our heroes.

It’s there that this publishing satire transforms into a lively suspense novel as Florence is forced to reckon with the person she’s become in her quest for fame.

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Highsmith’s work will give you an unforgettable mix of pleasure and suspense.

This is one of those games that knows how to ratchet up the suspense to get you talking to yourself.

A Rose Bowl national semifinal widely forecast to lack suspense wound up lacking suspense, unless you want to count the art exhibit.

It has all the elements necessary for drama, controversy, and suspense.

The suspense was only over who would kill it: Obama or the Democrats.

Like any good suspense novelist, Shields is a master of evasion and sleight-of-hand.

But those two identifications are still subjects of debate, a problem that adds to the suspense now mounting at Amphipolis.

Is it possible that there is an anti-feminist element buried in the nature of suspense itself?

The suspense with which Louis listened to this perfidious confederation, was almost insufferable.

During so long drawn out a suspense I tried to ease the tension by dictation.

The suspense of waiting for the committee to decide upon the winner of the prize was hard to endure indeed.

The dinner at Sivert Jespersen's the following day was silent, for all were in a state of suspense.

For awhile it almost seemed as though she were about to do this very thing, and the suspense nearly drove the girls frantic.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to suspense, such as: anxiety, apprehension, confusion, doubt, insecurity, and tension.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.