[ ten-siv ]
/ ˈtɛn sɪv /
stretching or straining.
Verb Tenses: Past, Future, And Even PerfectThe six basic verb tenses are past, present, future, past perfect, present perfect, and future perfect. Verb tenses identify the time period when an action occurs. They also show relationships between events that happen at different times. The simple tenses (past, present, and future) are the most basic forms. Simple Tenses Present tense describes events happening now. It’s also useful for describing a direct action …
What Are Irregular Verbs?Verbs (the action words in sentences) are grouped as either regular and irregular, based on whether they follow standard rules of conjugation. Some common irregular verbs include go, have, make, say, take, and know. Regular Verbs To form the past tense of a regular verb, just add -d or -ed to the end of it. For example, learn becomes learned in the past tense. Irregular …
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Examples from the Web for tensive
It is usually heavy, tensive, stinging, or may be merely a sensation of soreness or of uneasiness or of weariness.
British Dictionary definitions for tensive
/ (ˈtɛnsɪv) /
of or causing tension or strain
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