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I tried to ease the tension (=make it less strong) with a joke.
Symptoms include nervous tension, depression, and insomnia.
Measures are needed to reduce tension between the two states.
There is bound to be a certain tension between the freedom of individuals and the need for public safety.
Pull in the sail by increasing the tension of the rope.
Can you feel the tension in your neck and shoulders?
This is the American English definition of tension. View British English definition of tension.
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