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tensive Syllabification: ten·sive
Pronunciation: /ˈtensiv/

Definition of tensive in English:


Causing or expressing tension.
Example sentences
  • Gary Burge's essay examines the tensive relationship of John to historical record.
  • The heavy, tensive, aching pains are the main indication for its use.
  • The tensive, paradoxical image of childhood forged by the Reformers has much to teach mainline Protestantism.

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