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Then put the cover, or lid, on as in Fig. 13, but do not tighten it.

I closed my eyes for a moment, and a hand seemed to tighten about my heart.

Then put on the sealing nuts and tighten them partly with your fingers.

Then tighten the sealing nuts with the special Exide wrench.

He tried to tighten it, tried to squeeze Martha's thin one in return.

His crooked finger was just about to tighten on the trigger.

When I told him we had come for the cattle, the muscles of his jaw seemed to tighten.

This is to tighten the thong by pressure of the hand against the disc while using.

Loosen it, but be ready to tighten it again quickly if bleeding re-commences.

Every kopeck, every rouble, has gone to tighten that embrace.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.