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I’ll enjoy not being so tense that I clench my muscles until I become the rare case of a living person going into rigor mortis.
OKAY, SO MAYBE WE DON’T MISS EVERYTHING ABOUT HOLIDAY TRAVELLIZ LANGLEYDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The pandemic had exacerbated an already tense parenting arrangement between Richard Sherrick and Kimberly Page, who were never married but have two boys who are 6 and 4.
THE FAMILY COURT JUDGE WHO THREATENED A MOTHER WITH CONTEMPT OF COURT FOR GETTING HER CHILD A COVID-19 TESTBY MARSHALL ALLEN, PROPUBLICA, AND RACHEL DISSELL FOR PROPUBLICADECEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
A long road backA few years ago, publishers spoke about Instant Articles mostly in the past tense.
CHEAT SHEET: FACEBOOK INSTANT ARTICLES REVENUES RISE FOR PUBLISHERSMAX WILLENSDECEMBER 16, 2020DIGIDAY
For people dealing with tense shoulders and necks, the bizarre design of this sleep wedge will protect from pinched nerves and other nighttime misalignments.
GIFTS FOR THE MOST STRESSED OUT PEOPLE YOU KNOWRACHEL FELTMANDECEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Stockholm County Mayor Irene Svenonius says the situation is “extremely tense.”
SWEDEN’S FRONTLINE HEALTH CARE WORKERS ARE QUITTING IN WORRYING NUMBERS AS COVID CASES SPIKEKDUNN6DECEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
The change came after by far the tensest, longest and most divided process to select the Council president since the system was implemented in 2006.
POLITICS REPORT: WHAT THE DRAMATIC COUNCIL PRESIDENT CONTEST TAUGHT USSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSDECEMBER 12, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The rocky and tense transition of presidential power isn’t the only Washington drama with global implications these days.
THE SUPREME COURT WILL DECIDE: CAN BIG CHOCOLATE BE BLAMED FOR CHILD SLAVERY?VIVIENNE WALTNOVEMBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
The air itself had a certain electrical tenseness about it, like the silence before a storm.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
He saw the tenseness of the abdominal organs, felt the blind fear in the creature's mind.
INSIDEKICKJESSE FRANKLIN BONE
The scout fought down a surge of panic, attempted to battle the tenseness which tied his nerves.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
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WORDS RELATED TO TENSENESS

  • agitations
  • ants in pants
  • antsinesses
  • anxieties
  • apprehensions
  • bad feelings
  • brunt
  • concerns
  • discomforts
  • disquiet
  • edginess
  • hostilities
  • jitters
  • nail-bitings
  • nerves
  • nervousness
  • pins and needles
  • pressures
  • restlessness
  • strains
  • suspense
  • unease
  • uneasiness
  • worries
  • worriments
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