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tensive

[ ten-siv ]
/ ˈtɛn sɪv /
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adjective
stretching or straining.
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Origin of tensive

1695–1705; tens(ion) + -ive; compare French tensif
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British Dictionary definitions for tensive

tensive
/ (ˈtɛnsɪv) /

adjective
of or causing tension or strain
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