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stretched tightly

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pulled or drawn tight

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subjected to great tension

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Third, place the taut wires horizontally on the mass of clay, each aligned with the respective cut and gently press them down to the base of the mould through the cuts and back, thereby cutting the block into tiles.
Taut strove to point out an architectural path that rejected both a blind obedience to International Style precepts and a sterile imitation of traditional-historical examples.
Harris' Shooting the Moon could have used some of Killing Pablo's taut narrative structure.
Then, they pull down on the moving rope and slide up the taut line hitch.
Surely, I thought, this will be my opportunity to display a taut, fine-lined mouth and perhaps a little virility besides.
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London, Dec 29 (ANI): Irina Shayk flaunted her enviable figure and taut stomach for a campaign with a German lingerie company.
4 : firmly stretched or drawn : taut <Pull the rope until it's tight.
AG Barr - whose pop outsells Coca-Cola in its native Scotland - has taken over Taut International, which sells Taut sports drinks, for pounds 1.
But Salonen is obviously having none of that: His account of the Eighth was no less speedy and taut than his reading of the Seventh -- or the Fifth, as heard last weekend in a program pairing it with Witold Lutoslawski's Fourth Symphony, a piece the Philharmonic virtually owns.
Scott Carey had been a handsome, comfortable American six-footer with a loving wife and a doting baby daughter when accidental radiation exposure created a freak irreversible metabolic reaction that causes him to shrink a seventh of an inch every day until he disappears altogether This taut, intense novel opens when he is only an inch tall and recounts in excruciating detail his relentless struggle for survival in an alienating, menacing and increasingly meaningless world.
The vividly coloured textiles filter and regulate the sun's glare, so that from inside, the taut panels shimmer and pulsate with coloured light like stained-glass windows.
At the end, instead of the bravado with which Mata Haft supposedly faced the firing squad, Yatkin delivers a taut solo to Bach.
Performed by professional theatre actors, Sixteen Wounded is taut, thought-provoking, and highly recommended.