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He braced himself unconsciously, and after Zeal's next words did not relax his body, although his lips turned white and stiff.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He turned kind of white around the gills when he first felt the halter around his neck, and then braced up and not a whimper.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The shed is braced at every point and generally rests upon stone posts so as to allow a good circulation underneath the building.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Clip braced his crippled machine up alongside the Comet and dropped down beside his chum.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
For a sort of dogged determination to go through with it all, at any cost, braced her to her final effort.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
She braced herself against the sash as the house shook in the strongest earthquake she had ever felt.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
A curious little ache came into her heart as she braced herself for the coming ordeal.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
He had braced himself to meet the shock, and the world found him with his hands clenched and his jaws set.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The suspension chains are constructed in the form of braced girders, so that they are stiff against unsymmetrical loading.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The inclined tensions and compressions in the bars of a braced web are equivalent to this shear.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS

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