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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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6) In another version of this remark, Jouet has asserted that "form" is meaning's tautest string (cf.
Personal trainer Hardy Laguda and the owners of pop's tautest tummies the girls from Liberty X whose main function appears to be looking pretty and making you jealous.
The picture that emerges is of a highly integrated symphony that holds a strong claim to be counted among Vaughan Williams's tautest works.
Douglass's writing is usually at its tautest stretch in direct address to the reader or in such celebrated apostrophes as that to the ships on the Chesapeake.
Alternatively, one can construct a flexible net in which the intersection knots represent the actual cities, one then simply holds the net by the two relevant cities and pulls and the shortest route rises to the top as the tautest string.
The trouble here is that while "Waking Ned Devine" had an entire town's worth of quirky characters to help move the narrative along, this single-character;driven piece needs room to breathe, and Jones never allows it (or the audience) to forget its ultimate destination; this may be the tautest, most regimented movie ever made about a meandering road trip.