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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.Chapter 6 (22% in)
- He made the wire taut, then found a stick and slipped the pieces of meat along the wire until they were over the fire.Chapter 6 (51% in)
- Slowly her relaxed face tightened, and the lines disappeared from the taut muscular face.Chapter 10 (75% in)
- At last he came to the wire fence, five strands of taut barbed wire.Chapter 26 (55% in)
There are no more uses of "taut" in The Grapes of Wrath.
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