Tense - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 03/01/2021

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Tense.

4 letter answer(s) to tense

  1. being in a tense state
  2. Experimental or Avant-guarde.
  3. highly strung
  1. pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"
  2. subjected to great tension; stretched tight; "the skin of his face looked drawn and tight"; "her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow"

6 letter answer(s) to tense


8 letter answer(s) to tense

  1. become stretched or tense or taut;
  2. test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
  3. struggling for effect; "agonistic poses"
  4. lacking spontaneity; not natural; "a constrained smile"; "forced heartiness"; "a strained smile"
  5. lacking natural ease; "a labored style of debating"
  6. showing signs of mental and emotional tension; "her voice was strained as she asked the question"
  7. cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious;
  8. alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
  9. to exert much effort or energy;
  10. use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity;
  11. rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender; "puree the vegetables for the baby"
  12. remove by passing through a filter;
  13. separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; "sift the flour"
  1. bearing a stress or accent; "an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'"
  2. suffering severe physical strain or distress; "he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing"
  3. put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"
  4. to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
  5. test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"

7 letter answer(s) to tense

  1. being in a tense state

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