Definition of Tensely

1. Adverb. In a tense manner. "He sat down tensely"

Partainyms: Tense



Definition of Tensely

1. Adverb. In a tense manner. ¹

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Definition of Tensely

1. tense [adv] - See also: tense

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tensely

tenpounders
tenrec
tenrecs
tens
tensal
tenscore
tense
tense part of the tympanic membrane
tense pulse
tense system
tense up
tensed
tensegrities
tensegrity
tenseless
tensely (current term)
tenseness
tensenesses
tenser
tenses
tensest
tensibility
tensible
tensibly
tenside
tensides
tensies
tensile
tensile strain
tensile strength

Literary usage of Tensely

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1. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1836)
"... but as soon as the intestine was tensely distended the sound totally ceased. If the narrowing were the immediate cause of the sound, and of itself ..."

2. The London Medical and Physical Journal (1827)
"... the reference is ready to many notorious facts quite incompatible with that supposition; for instance —A vein tied, fills tensely below the ligature; ..."

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