Origin of suspense
OTHER WORDS FROM suspensesus·pense·ful, adjective
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How to use suspense in a sentence
Unfortunately, there’s just no real suspense to the various challenges facing our heroes.The action-packed saga ‘Monkey King: Journey to the West’ gets a modern take|Michael Dirda|March 3, 2021|Washington Post
It’s there that this publishing satire transforms into a lively suspense novel as Florence is forced to reckon with the person she’s become in her quest for fame.Here Are the 14 New Books You Should Read in March|Annabel Gutterman|February 26, 2021|Time
Highsmith’s work will give you an unforgettable mix of pleasure and suspense.Highsmith at 100: Literary legacy marred by racism|Kathi Wolfe|February 10, 2021|Washington Blade
This is one of those games that knows how to ratchet up the suspense to get you talking to yourself.‘Little Nightmares II’: A hypnotic, dark fairy tale|Christopher Byrd|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
A Rose Bowl national semifinal widely forecast to lack suspense wound up lacking suspense, unless you want to count the art exhibit.Alabama advances to the national title game with an artful offensive performance|Chuck Culpepper, Des Bieler|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
It has all the elements necessary for drama, controversy, and suspense.
The suspense was only over who would kill it: Obama or the Democrats.Keystone Senate Failure Is Environmental Kabuki Theater|Ben Jacobs|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like any good suspense novelist, Shields is a master of evasion and sleight-of-hand.
But those two identifications are still subjects of debate, a problem that adds to the suspense now mounting at Amphipolis.
Is it possible that there is an anti-feminist element buried in the nature of suspense itself?The Feminist Aesthetic of ‘Happy Valley’: A Refusal to Eroticize Violence Against Women|Batya Ungar-Sargon|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The suspense with which Louis listened to this perfidious confederation, was almost insufferable.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
During so long drawn out a suspense I tried to ease the tension by dictation.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The suspense of waiting for the committee to decide upon the winner of the prize was hard to endure indeed.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
The dinner at Sivert Jespersen's the following day was silent, for all were in a state of suspense.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
For awhile it almost seemed as though she were about to do this very thing, and the suspense nearly drove the girls frantic.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope