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  1. wound-upadjective

    brought to a state of great tension

    all wound up for a fight

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wound-up in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wound-up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of wound-up in a Sentence

  1. Torey Krug:

    It was a desperation play at that point. You don’t worry about positions and just play hockey, it wound up on my stick and I was able to put it in.

  2. Pete Buttigieg:

    You will never know who's taking their lead from you, who's watching you and deciding that they can be a little braver, because you have been brave, when I was trying to figure out who I was, I was afraid that who I was might mean that I could never make a difference. And what wound up happening instead, is that it's a huge part of the difference I get to make.

  3. Amee Gharbi:

    Despite what one self-absorbed, heartless killer tried to do, in the end we won, in the end we wound up with the most points. We have the most self-worth. Game over.

  4. Kristen McRedmond:

    I was under the impression I had one tumor, and that was it, they wound up finding spots all over.

  5. Rod Blagojevich:

    My mother and father were working people, so they wound up in Chicago, like so many people from Central and Eastern Europe.

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