She stood a little drooping and shaken, where for a moment she had been erect and tensed.
He tensed, straining his ears for any movement that might locate the hidden foe.
Lee tensed as he saw that she was smiling now; and she opened her eyes.
Unconsciously, he tensed the muscles of his six feet of lean, hard body.
Facing him across the platform were two lions, tensed as if to leap.
For a second, she tensed, while he waited, grinning down at her.
Bart tensed; he had wondered how he'd get hidden inside, but he asked, "Not locked?"
Delcamp asked, more than half jealously, and Belle tensed her muscles.
He tensed his muscles to leap at Garlock, to find that he could not move.
Dennis tensed, his eyes widened, and he got to his feet and stood swaying.