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Trembling with excitement and fear I tensely waited the coming of the visitor.

Her thumb 272 rested on the hammer and she stood still, tensely waiting.

On the evening I dropped in to see him, he was tensely nervous.

Moya faced them tensely, a slim wraith of a girl with dark eyes that blazed.

Tensely the Terran waited for some reaction from the wolverines.

"Lend the loan of that stick of yours, Erb," he said tensely.

"Forgive my dwelling so tensely on the bill-of-fare," he said, when the waiter had gone.

And Jim gazed back at Dennis as breathlessly and as tensely.

“You are only bringing pain upon yourself,” she said tensely.

He could not lay rigidly, tensely—there were no muscles to tighten.

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