What is another word for tense up?

29 synonyms found


[ tˈɛns ˈʌp], [ tˈɛns ˈʌp], [ t_ˈɛ_n_s ˈʌ_p]

Synonyms for Tense up:

How to use "Tense up" in context?

When we tense up, we tighten or lock our muscles in preparation for an action. This can be helpful in preventing injuries and can also enhance our reaction time.

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