tension


tension
n.
strained relations
strain

1) to cause, create tension

2) to heighten, increase tension

3) to alleviate, ease, lessen, relieve tension (to alleviate/ease tension between the superpowers)

4) acute; mounting tension

5) arterial; international; nervous; premenstrual; racial tension

6) tension builds up, mounts

7) tension eases, subsides

8) tension between

tautness

9) fan-belt tension

voltage

10) high; low tension

* * *
['tenʃ(ə)n]
create tension
increase tension
international
lessen
low tension
mounting tension
mounts
premenstrual
racial tension
subsides
relieve tension (to alleviate/ease tension between the superpowers)
['strained relations'] ['strain'] to cause
['tautness'] fan tension belt tension
['voltage'] high
acute
arterial
to alleviate
to heighten
tension between
tension builds up
tension eases

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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