Fixed securely; held firmly; firm
The definition of tense is a state where your muscles are tight, or where you are filled with nervousness and anxiety.
Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
(Linguistics) Pronounced with the muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed; lax.
Stretched tight; taut; tense
Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact:
With neither side winning or losing; even; tied
Small but well arranged; compact and convenient; neat; trim
The definition of strained is forced, twisted or drained.
(Informal) Fairly good; satisfactory
Having a body characterized by fleshiness or softness, as from being somewhat overweight:
Neat or tidy in arrangement; in good order
The definition of shipshape is extremely neat and tidy.
Trim; neat; spruce
Trim and tidy:
Having no obstructions, flaws, or roughnesses; clear; regular
A group of organisms ranking above a family and below a class.
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