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He leaped backward like an acrobat, as he saw the mighty muscles tauten for action, and so escaped being felled by the blow.The Motor Rangers Through the Sierras|Marvin West
We gave the Skippers voice time to reach the wheelhouse, and then saw the wake visibly tauten out.The Sea and the Jungle|H. M. Tomlinson
A moment more and the lines tauten: 'Mackerel it is, by Jingo!'Yachting Vol. 1|Various.
Around the girl he drew his right arm; she felt his muscles tauten as he clasped her to him.Darkness and Dawn|George Allan England
Various methods were tried in the early days to tauten and strengthen the fabric.The Romance of Aircraft|Lawrence Yard Smith