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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • The cat crept along behind for a while, but in a dozen yards it arched its back to a strong taut bow and yawned, and came stealthily back toward the seated men.
  • He made the wire taut, then found a stick and slipped the pieces of meat along the wire until they were over the fire.
  • Slowly her relaxed face tightened, and the lines disappeared from the taut muscular face.
  • At last he came to the wire fence, five strands of taut barbed wire.

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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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