In his case, that always meant that his brain was clearing, and every muscle steadying itself to the tensity of a fore-stay.
For some unaccountable reason the tensity of her tone annoyed him.
In sheer self-defense she was obliged to move, to say something, to break the tensity of the strain.
The rebound from the tensity of the strain was too great for him to bear.
It was a sort of tensity that seemed to emanate from the general himself.
Night after night, with a tensity born of her struggle with her grief, she talked about her children.
The end was very near, and each hour became filled with a tensity of waiting for the silent summons.
He was quite pale, but she did not notice it or the tensity of his face; his audacity made her for the moment dumb.
She was again silent, but the locked grip told him of her tensity.
The writer must find for him words that will chime with the tensity and dramatic value of the situation.