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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to tense:   (280 results)

at ease, decompress, lax, loosen up, make relaxed, relax, relaxed, slow down, unbend, unlax, unstrain, unwind

Often used in the same context:
testy, tension, acrimonious, uneasy, fractious, tetchy, chaotic, contentious, rancorous, heated, nervy, unsettled, precarious, jittery, stressful, dicey, cordial, stormy, hectic, frantic, touchy, intense, awkward, calmer, combative, uncomfortable, tenuous, anxious, frosty, flashpoint, agitated, enthralling, bitter, surreal, turbulent, frenetic, volatile, gripping, seesaw, nervous, tight, jumpy, confrontational, tumultuous, raucous, suspenseful, sombre, acrimony, shaky, pressure cooker, lively, perilous, somber, chummy, unpredictable, antagonistic, placid, aitch, relaxed, prickly, tempestuous, fraught, skirmishes, thrilling, jovial, taut, grim, chilly, eventful, deadlocked, chippy, ticklish, jubilant, strained, stalemate, conflictive, pulsating, frayed, boisterous, subdued, combustive, tricky, angry, hushed, rocky, riveting, quiet, quarrelsome, fidgety, delicate, climactic, antsy, unforthcoming, harrowing, bleak, anticlimactic, frenzied, attritional, unstable, disharmonious, tortuous, rowdy, tenses, imperfect, participle, passive, verb, participles, singular, adjective, infinitive, inflection, simple, subject, subjunctive, conjugations, inflections, suffix, antecedent, modals, morpheme, nominative, distressful, frustrating, edgy, breathless, changed, carefree, happier, hopeful, restful, saddest, sorrowful

More specific:
aorist, continuous tense, crick, extend, future, future tense, imperfect, imperfect tense, past, past tense, perfect, perfective, perfective tense, perfect tense, present, present tense, progressive, progressive tense, stretch

Appears in the definition of:
., aorist, aoristic, clutch, conjugate, constricted, continuous tense, decompress, devoice, discomfort, disquietude, edginess, edgy, electric, enallage, finite, future, future perfect, future perfect tense, future progressive, future progressive tense, future tense, high-strung, highly strung, historical present, icebreaker, imperfect, imperfect tense, infinitive, inflectional, inquietude, in suspensep, jittery, jumpy, loose, loosen up, nervy, overstrung, past, past perfect, past perfect tense, past progressive, past progressive tense, past tense, perfect, perfective, perfective tense, perfect tense, pluferfect tense, pluperfect, present, present perfect, present perfect tense, present progressive, present progressive tense, present tense, preterit, preterite, progressive, progressive tense, pumped-upa, pumpedp, pumped upp, relax, relaxed, restive, slack, slow down, strain, tensed, tensely, tense up, tensor, thermotherapy, unbend, uncomfortableness, uneasiness, unwind, uptight, use, wired

More general:
alter, change, change state, grammatical category, syntactic category, tighten, turn

aroused, cliff-hanging, constricted, drawn, edgy, electric, high-strung, in suspense, isotonic, jittery, jumpy, nervous, nervy, overstrung, pumped-up, pumped up, restive, strain, strained, suspenseful, suspensive, taut, tense up, tight, unrelaxed, uptight, wired, wound up

Also try:
— Nouns for tense: situation, silence, atmosphere, form, moment, muscles, forms, moments, marker, situations, relations, more...

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