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tensive

[ten-siv] /ˈtɛn sɪv/
adjective
1.
stretching or straining.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; tens(ion) + -ive; compare French tensif
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  • On the south and east are ex tensive recreation facilities including picnic, parking and camping areas.
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tensive

/ˈtɛnsɪv/
adjective
1.
of or causing tension or strain
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