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used in Looking for Alaska

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pulled or drawn tight;
or: subjected to great tension
  • She laughed, and I felt so tired, but someone had dragged the bench away from the pay phone, so I sat my bony butt down on the hard concrete, pulling the silver cord of the phone taut and preparing for a serious soliloquy from my mom, and then down below all the other notes and scribbles, I saw a drawing of a flower.
    p. 197.9

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