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synonyms for tensing

  • decrease
  • deflation
  • recession
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • abbreviation
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • condensation
  • condensing
  • confinement
  • constriction
  • curtailment
  • diminution
  • dwindling
  • elision
  • evaporation
  • lessening
  • narrowing
  • omission
  • receding
  • reducing
  • shrinking
  • tightening
  • withdrawal
  • abbreviating
  • confining
  • curtailing
  • cutting down
  • decreasing
  • deflating
  • diminishing
  • drawing together
  • evaporating
  • omitting
  • withdrawing

antonyms for tensing

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  • enlargement
  • increase
  • expansion
  • opening
  • amplification
  • dilation
  • extension
  • lengthening
  • spread
  • stretch
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How to use tensing in a sentence

The Sabres created some tense moments in the third period, twice cutting the margin to one goal.
NEW CAPITALS SEASON, OLD NAMES IN THE GOAL COLUMN AS CAPS BEAT SABRES IN OPENERSAMANTHA PELLJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Igor Bobic, a politics reporter at Huffington Post, captured the tense moment in a video he posted on Twitter.
THE RECKONING OF THE CAPITOL RIOTS IS UP TO USELLEN MCGIRTJANUARY 12, 2021FORTUNE
While most advertisers have returned to those channels, there’s a sense that “the next couple of weeks will be tense,” noted one agency executive, adding that agencies “have to be ready to move at any moment” should there be more unrest.
MARKETING BRIEFING: THE NEXT WEEKS ‘WILL BE TENSE’: MARKETERS BRACE FOR MORE SOCIAL UNRESTKRISTINA MONLLOSJANUARY 12, 2021DIGIDAY
It’s usually billed as a horror comedy or a comedy thriller, but those labels undersell how tense and dark the film gets.
ONE GOOD THING: HOUSEBOUND IS THE PERFECT HORROR COMEDY FOR THE PERPETUALLY QUARANTINEDAJA ROMANODECEMBER 31, 2020VOX
Extreme landingsSpeaking of landings, this February a giant A380 aircraft made a tense touchdown in strong crosswinds in London.
THESE FASCINATING FLYING STORIES SOARED ABOVE A TURBULENT YEARROB VERGERDECEMBER 29, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Even though it was a very tense moment, he found a way to stick a little bit of humility in there, little bit of comedy in there.
TEN MONTHS AFTER HIS DEATH, DAVID FORNEY’S NUMBER WILL BE WORN AGAIN AT THE ARMY-NAVY GAMEKAREEM COPELANDDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The book, at once tense and tender, is a scrupulously researched account of their lives.
A LESBIAN COUPLE WHO SCATTERED ‘BUTTERFLIES’ TO UNDERMINE THE NAZISKAREN TUCKERDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Barring a little stiffness, which he removed by flexing and tensing his muscles, he felt very strong and capable.
THE HOSTS OF THE AIRJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
I felt that familiar tightening behind my eyes, that familiar tensing and hunching of my shoulders.
CUE FOR QUIETTHOMAS L. SHERRED
I was esping the muscles in his stomach, under his loose clothing, for that first tensing sign of anger, but nothing showed.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
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WORDS RELATED TO TENSING

  • abbreviating
  • abbreviation
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • condensation
  • condensing
  • confinement
  • confining
  • constriction
  • curtailing
  • curtailment
  • cutting down
  • decrease
  • decreasing
  • deflating
  • deflation
  • diminishing
  • diminution
  • drawing together
  • dwindling
  • elision
  • evaporating
  • evaporation
  • lessening
  • narrowing
  • omission
  • omitting
  • receding
  • recession
  • reducing
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • shrinking
  • tensing
  • tightening
  • withdrawal
  • withdrawing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.