1. become taut or tauter
    Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    the rope tautened
  2. make taut or tauter
    tauten a rope
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How To Use tauten In A Sentence

  • Many times, in the course of the day, alertly and nonchalantly, almost with a quizzical knowingness, Jerry cocked his head at the mainsail when it made sudden swooping movements or slacked and tautened its crashing sheet-gear. CHAPTER III
  • He wrote, ‘She is known for scraping her hair back into an ultra-tight, skin-tautening ponytail dubbed the Croydon facelift.‘
  • Her hands held her knees; her panties, a stenopaeic dull lead white shining in the gloom, tautened between her pale raised thighs. Being with Thin Girls
  • Oofty-Oofty took a turn on a bitt, the rope tautened, and the Ghost, lunging onward, jerked the cook to the surface. Chapter 21
  • The tow-line had now tautened, at right angles to the two boats, and the predicament was laughable. YELLOW HANDKERCHIEF
  • There was no breeze, and as the clumsy ship rolled and lurched on the heaving sea, her idle sails flapped against her masts with a regularly recurring noise, and her bowsprit would seem to rise higher with the water's swell, to dip again with a jerk that made each rope tremble and tauten. For the term of his natural life
  • * Estin ethnos Ioudaion legomenon, hoi polin ochuran kai megalen echontes Ierosoluma, tauten hupereidon hupo Ptolemaio genomenen, hopla labein ou thelesantes, alla dia ten akairon desidaimonian chalepon hupemeinan echein despoten. A Grammar of Septuagint Greek
  • As she listened I could see the fear tauten her face. CONSPIRATA
  • the rope tautened
  • She quickly jerked her head away, but not before his alert gaze had swept the tautened skin around her eyes and the drained look of her complexion. Western Man
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