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taut
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
pulled or drawn tight;
or: subjected to great tension
  • He would finger himself here and there, trying to make sure that it was not an illusion that his muscles were growing rounder and his skin tauter.
    p. 275.9
tauter = tighter (sagging less)
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