tensionnounuk /ˈten.ʃən/ us /ˈten.ʃən/
tension noun (FEELING)
- The tension in the office just dissolves when she walks out.
- After the arrival of the United Nations soldiers, tension in the area began to ease.
- His speeches fanned the flames of racial tension.
- Many social workers are in the front line of racial tension.
- The strong police presence only heightened the tension among the crowd.
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