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Definitionpulled or drawn tight;
or: subjected to great tension; stretched tight
- He bandaged, his hands moving very fast and the bandage coming taut and sure.Book One (76% in)
- She seemed upset and taut.Book Two (71% in)
- I held the taut line and felt the faint pulsing of the spinner revolving while I looked at the dark November water of the lake and the deserted shore.Book Four (38% in)
There are no more uses of "taut" in A Farewell to Arms.
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