Part of speech:
Compelled; forced; obliged
Imposed by force; involuntary:
Obviously planned or calculated; not spontaneous or natural; labored:
Produced or done with effort:
(Archaic) Overworked; fatigued
The definition of taut is pulled or stretched tight.
Leaving little empty space through compression; compact:
Not included in nature; artificial:
Reduced, made less strong.
To present; offer:
(Informal) To suffer stress; to worry or be agitated.
To apply by scattering through a sieve:
To remove by passing through a filter:
(Naut.) To sail on a reach
To give a false or misleading account of
Wrench is defined as to twist or jerk suddenly with force.
The definition of tighten is to make something more fixed in place, more constricted, or more snug.
To divide (a thing) into separate parts.
To separate, conceal, shelter, or protect, with or as with a screen
To decorate the entire surface of.
To rid of impurities:
To use precise distinctions and subtlety in thought or speech.
To go or move at a rack.
To wrench or sprain:
(Archaic) To try to achieve
To pass (time) without doing anything:
To be idle; loaf:
To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
(Computers) To encode (data) to minimize the space required for storage or transmittal:
To stop from being angry; appease; pacify; mollify
To make or become calm or quiet:
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