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  1. tense, tense up(verb)

    become tense, nervous, or uneasy

    "He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room"

    Synonyms:
    tense, strain

  2. tense, strain, tense up(verb)

    cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious

    "he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up"

    Synonyms:
    sieve, separate out, reach, strain, filter out, stress, puree, tense, try, sift, filter, extend, distort, strive, filtrate, deform

How to pronounce tense up?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say tense up in sign language?

  1. tenseup

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