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synonyms for taut

  • tense
  • close
  • firm
  • snug
  • stiff
  • strained
  • stressed
  • stretched
  • tightly drawn
  • trim
  • unyielding
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antonyms for taut

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  • droopy
  • flabby
  • loose
  • slack
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How to use taut in a sentence

In fairness, the storytelling in Lupin doesn’t have quite the same taut precision as, say, The Parallax View.
IF TV IS THE NEW FILM, WE NEED MORE SHOWS LIKE LUPINJUDY BERMANJUNE 10, 2021TIME
In a taut Game 6 at home, Pierce hit a three at the buzzer that forced overtime — or would have forced overtime, had it not come a fingertip after the buzzer.
THESE WIZARDS ARE MANY THINGS AS THEY ENTER THE PLAYOFFS. AFRAID IS NOT ONE OF THEM.BARRY SVRLUGAMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They attach the fiber optic cable at the top and stretch it to the bottom, so it’s taut.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: SCIENTISTS MIGHT HAVE QUICKER FIX TO PREDICT BLUFF COLLAPSEMACKENZIE ELMERAPRIL 12, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
How his fingers tingled with anticipation when he grasped the taut double line!
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Screen wire is very difficult material to fasten on a frame so that it becomes taut.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
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
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