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taut
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Brave New World
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  • And once more there was silence; and the expectancy, momentarily relaxed, was stretched again, tauter, tauter, almost to the tearing point.
  • And once more there was silence; and the expectancy, momentarily relaxed, was stretched again, tauter, tauter, almost to the tearing point.
  • Sometimes, as though a finger had plucked at some taut, almost breaking string, his whole body would shake with a sudden nervous start.
  • They had never seen a face like hers before–had never seen a face that was not youthful and taut-skinned, a body that had ceased to be slim and upright.

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  • She pulls up her shirt to expose the pale, taut skin of her stomach, marred by a tangle of gouges.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Four small tents had been set up, too, poles straight and strings taut.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory

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