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  1. aroused, wound upadjective

    brought to a state of great tension

    "all wound up for a fight"

    Synonyms:
    randy, stirred, excited, worked up, stimulated, turned on(p), ablaze, aflame, horny, ruttish, emotional, steamy, aroused, stirred up

    Antonyms:
    relaxed

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#5289horny
#6352excited
#7237randy
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#23894stirred
#28877aroused
#35414steamy
#51081ablaze
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How to use wound up in a sentence?

  1. Alan Perez:

    He said he and his client asked Cheah for their money back but wound up losing their entireinvestment. The Post quoted another pre-sentencing letter from Houston chef Alan Perez, who said Cheah left him $ 250,000 in debt. She does not use guns, knives, or any other sort of physical weapon like many criminals, language and emotion are her weapons, and armed with them she can easily infiltrate the mind of anyone she wishes to prey upon.

  2. Rod Blagojevich:

    My mother and father were working people, so they wound up in Chicago, like so many people from Central and Eastern Europe.

  3. Tony Visconti:

    We were listening to a lot of Kendrick Lamar, we wound up with nothing like that, but we loved the fact Kendrick was so open-minded and he didn't do a straight-up hip-hop record. He threw everything on there, and that's exactly what we wanted to do. The goal, in many, many ways, was to avoid rock roll.

  4. Tom Jennings:

    The question is, was this a Stockholm Syndrome type of thing where she wound up having empathy with the people who are actually holding you hostage? there’s probably some of that involved. I don’t get the sense from studying this… that she was playing along… To me, she sounded very genuine in her hatred of the government… I think [the SLA] had turned her.

  5. Chris Cuomo:

    I forgot Raj’s last name this morning. I apologize for that. And then there wound up being a counter-narrative: ‘Well, that makes you racist,' it’s not helpful… it’s being said.


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