[ UK /tˈɛnsd/ ]
  1. having inflections to indicate tense
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How To Use tensed In A Sentence

  • She tensed, hearing the strange noise again.
  • The large man tensed as his opponent threw the shuriken at him.
  • he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up
  • The troopers followed behind, every muscle tensed for the sudden gunfire.
  • He used to get quite tensed up and panicky about things, but that is all in the past now.
  • Sam tensed, then relaxed, not responding, but not pulling back either.
  • She tensed up as she heard the explosion.
  • The girl's eyelids flinched, as though she was dreaming, and she tensed up momentarily before relaxing and falling into a true sleep.
  • She tensed as strong arms dragged her roughly from the vehicle, and deposited her on the freezing floor.
  • Ryan's whole body tensed up and his jokey, light-hearted aura dissipated in a second.
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