Instantly Tarzan tensed to the shock of a sudden fear.
To the stake they led him, and as they pushed him roughly against it preparatory to binding him there securely for the dance of death that would presently encircle him, Tarzan tensed his mighty thews and with a single, powerful wrench parted the loosened thongs which had secured his hands.
Paulvitch half rose, and with tensed muscles stood glaring down upon his unsuspecting victim.
The smiling lips tensed to the nervous shock of a momentary agony which the conscious mind never apprehended, and then the dead sank limply back into that deepest of slumbers from which there is no awakening.
When you are watching you are so tensed
. But, thankfully this season, she didn't make me that stressed out.
In recent years the idea that perceptual content is tensed
, in the sense that we can perceive objects as present or as past, has come under attack.
While there was consistent superiority for neutral sentences over tensed
sentences, the differences between past, present, and future sentences were inconsistent across tasks and primarily driven by the sentence production priming task.
Untensed propositions are sets of worlds, while tensed
propositions are sets of world-time pairs.
Having lost the final twice in the last three years, Youzhny tensed
up somewhat as Cilic stormed back at him in the second set.
If, as Brooks himself has argued, past tense verbs can be decoded as a quasi-present, it follows that there can be no straightforward or precise relation between the tense of a verb and the time to which it refers, and the severing of this relationship makes it as possible to live the present in a mode of envisaged retrospect as to experience events tensed
as past as a kind of present.
The latter inflected form is the marker of another variety of subjunctive, not a simple preterite tense marker (Anderson 2004a: [section] 3.3), nor a tensed
The frequency of tensed
finite forms in 10 French language journal articles on biological sciences is examined.