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synonyms for tensed

  • anxious
  • frazzled
  • nervous
  • strained
  • unnerved
  • worried
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antonyms for tensed

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  • relaxed
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How to use tensed in a sentence

I discovered Martin’s paintings four years ago, during a similarly noisy, tense time.
AFTER THE 2016 ELECTION, AGNES MARTIN'S PAINTINGS GAVE ME SOLACE. THIS TIME, THEY'RE STILL AN ESCAPE.KELSEY ABLESNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Washington Post went with “A nation divided,” while USA Today chose “A tense nation wonders what’s next.”
HOW NEWSPAPER FRONT PAGES TREATED AN ELECTION DAY WITH NO CLEAR WINNERMARISA IATINOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Now with a tense election nearing, they’re taking preemptive steps to prepare for turmoil that could last days.
STORES IN THE US ARE BRACING FOR DESTRUCTION FOLLOWING THE ELECTIONMARC BAINOCTOBER 29, 2020QUARTZ
I love mountain biking, but now even the thought of riding a short section of road on the way to the trails makes my body tense and tears well up in my eyes.
I HIT A CYCLIST WITH MY CARBROOKE WARRENOCTOBER 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
It’s been a tense process, because the political power of a Supreme Court justice is enormous—a president gets at most eight years to shape the law but a Supreme Court justice has a lifetime appointment to decide whether laws are constitutional.
HOW SHOULD THE US REWRITE ITS CONSTITUTION?ANNALISA MERELLIOCTOBER 21, 2020QUARTZ
My stomach tensed as I worried about how he would respond to the topic.
HOW BIKING ACROSS AMERICA FORMED AN UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIPRAFFI JOE WARTANIANOCTOBER 8, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
The use of the past tense was striking, as if “school” were something that was behind him.
THE STUDENTS LEFT BEHIND BY REMOTE LEARNINGBY ALEC MACGILLISSEPTEMBER 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
His tensed muscles were aching unheeded; his sense of feeling seemed lost, so intently was he waiting for some further word.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
Frankle tensed, a chill running up his spine, his eyes drawn back to the gleaming jewel.
THE LINKALAN EDWARD NOURSE
It became bloated with a poisonous wrath, his eyes gleamed evilly and his muscles tensed.
'DRAG' HARLANCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TENSED

  • anxious
  • frazzled
  • nervous
  • strained
  • tensed
  • unnerved
  • worried
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