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The atmosphere seemed drawn taut before him as though it must any instant split open upon a sound of crying.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
As they went cutting sidewise through the water, the sails bellied taut, with the wind filling and overflowing them.
How his fingers tingled with anticipation when he grasped the taut double line!
Screen wire is very difficult material to fasten on a frame so that it becomes taut.
His eyes shone, his chin was thrust forward, every ligament in his body was strung taut.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
But even he had never seen Red Pepper keyed up quite so taut as this.
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
He pulled it back the length of the crossbar and it brought the string with it, stretching it taut.
SPACE PRISONTOM GODWIN
He stood on guard, bent like a taut bow, watching for the right moment.
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
Only a moaning from the taut rigging reached the ears of the four lads.
BOY SCOUTS IN THE NORTH SEAG. HARVEY RALPHSON
Swinging his axe quickly, he struck at the taut bond of hemp.
BOY SCOUTS IN THE NORTH SEAG. HARVEY RALPHSON

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