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Synonyms for tightening-uptight·en·ing-up

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  1. List of paraphrases for "tightening-up":

    hardening, tightening

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  1. Bjarne Schieldrop:

    Reports of unsold physical cargoes in the North Sea combined with a Brent crude oil contango that shows no signs of tightening are a warning that the market is currently not tightening up into the high demand season as one should expect.

  2. Bob Boughner:

    Everybody is feeling more comfortable in their systems and the games are tightening up a little bit, you could already sense that. Guys are starting to get back into it.

  3. Jonny Fine:

    Sectors that have seen a lot of supply are seeing some spread pressure, but it isn't as extreme as we saw in July and early August when deals were coming with large new issue concessions but were not tightening up in secondary, as we play this forward, and we start to see more supply, things may start to feel a bit heavier.


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