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Tense vs. Edgy

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Tensenoun

Any of the forms of a verb which distinguish when an action or state of being occurs or exists.

‘The basic tenses in English are present, past, and future.’;

Edgyadjective

Nervous, apprehensive.

Tensenoun

An inflected form of a verb that indicates tense.

‘English only has a present tense and a past tense; it has no future tense.’;

Edgyadjective

Creatively challenging; cutting edge; leading edge.

Tensenoun

The property of indicating the point in time at which an action or state of being occurs or exists.

‘Dyirbal verbs are not inflected for tense.’;

Edgyadjective

On the edge between acceptable and offensive; pushing the boundaries of good taste; risqué.

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Tenseverb

To apply a tense to.

‘tensing a verb’;

Edgyadjective

(dated) Irritable.

‘an edgy temper’;

Tenseverb

To make or become tense.

Edgyadjective

(art) Having some of the forms, such as drapery or the like, too sharply defined.

Tenseadjective

Showing signs of stress or strain; not relaxed.

‘You need to relax, all this overtime and stress is making you tense.’;

Edgyadjective

(of a knife or blade) Sharp.

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Tenseadjective

Pulled taut, without any slack.

Edgyadjective

(slang) Cool by virtue of being tough, dark, or badass.

Tensenoun

One of the forms which a verb takes by inflection or by adding auxiliary words, so as to indicate the time of the action or event signified; the modification which verbs undergo for the indication of time.

Edgyadjective

(Internet slang) Exhibiting behavior that is disconcerting or alarming, sometimes in an effort to impress or to troll others.

Tenseadjective

Stretched tightly; strained to stiffness; rigid; not lax; as, a tense fiber.

‘The temples were sunk, her forehead was tense, and a fatal paleness was upon her.’;

Edgyadjective

Easily irritated; sharp; as, an edgy temper.

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Tensenoun

a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time

Edgyadjective

Having some of the forms, such as drapery or the like, too sharply defined.

Tenseverb

stretch or force to the limit;

‘strain the rope’;

Edgyadjective

being in a tense state

Tenseverb

increase the tension on;

‘tense a rope’;

Tenseverb

become tense or tenser;

‘He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room’;

Tenseverb

make tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious;

Tenseadjective

in or of a state of physical or nervous tension

Tenseadjective

pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat')

Tenseadjective

taut or rigid; stretched tight;

‘tense piano strings’;

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