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taut
used in The Princess Bride

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Definition
pulled or drawn tight;
or: subjected to great tension
  • Blade thin, six feet in height, straight as a sapling, bright eyed, taut; even motionless he seemed whippet quick.
    p. 136.9
  • He cleared his mind of everything but ropes and arms and fingers, and his arms pulled and his fingers gripped and the rope held taut and— "He's over halfway," the Spaniard said.
    p. 115.8

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