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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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To give an idea of the range of topics addressed in the 100 tautly written, yet accessible, signed entries (each about three or four pages long, with references and further reading lists), here's a sampling of topics: aesthetics, assimilation, curanderismo, environmentalism, Islam, Jews, justice, language, mission system, reconquista, sexuality, spiritual hybridity, transnationalism, US political parties, and Virgin Mary.
Wider and roomier than most of its competitors, Cruze has a bold stance with its wheels located at the outer edges of the tautly drawn bodywork, said a statement.
They are often the best looking as well; tautly spherical with a bright orange skin.
Distinguished by its tautly composed form and assured handling of materials (stone, concrete, timber and glass), this intelligently executed addition to Antalya's seafront could well have descended into theme park pastiche, but instead the architects keep a straight face and their sobriety pays off.
Wider and longer than most of its competitors, the Cruze has a purposeful stance with its wheels located at the outer edges of the tautly drawn bodywork.
Emotions are tautly played out and as the police investigation homes in on the personal relationships of those involved there are chilling echoes of some of the more recent headline stories of real life
Kavan, who died in 1968, flavors her protagonist's voice with touches of Proustian lyricism, even as she tightens the screws toward a climax worthy of a tautly plotted thriller.
The use of 215/45R19 tires on 19-inch 5-spoke alloy wheels adds to the tautly muscular and road-hugging image the styling projects.
Most of the songs on Favourite Worst Nightmare feature the same tautly astute lyrics and it rocks in places with bells on.
In a company stocked with ivory-skinned, long-limbed waifs, Pazcoguin, with her Filipino background, brings a red-blooded, tautly coiled energy to the stage of the New York State Theater.
The storyline is tautly woven through time and space, and the edgy, eccentric female characters make Mackerel Sky unpredictable and unforgettable.
is a tautly written and sharply insightful search for clues that guide and shape the nation around us.
For me the office of contemporary collector "Monsieur C." was among the most engaging, imaginative, and tautly constructed spaces.
Butters writes tautly, resourcefully, and sometimes wittily on "Pressed Labor and Pratolino: Social Imagery and Social Reality at a Medici Garden," achieving an admirable interweaving of the study of garden iconography with that of social history.
(d) a flexible light dispersive film interposed between said first glazing lite and said second glazing lite, wherein said flexible light dispersive film is tautly suspended between and spaced apart from the opposing surfaces of said first glazing lite and said second glazing lite.'