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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Make tightly drawn; Have no slack.

Usage examples (20)
  • tauten a rope
  • Lucky Garrett got to do it with no one to tauten the rope.
  • As he heard the agony in her voice Jake felt his scalp tauten and muscles tense.
  • He felt his stale melancholia leave him, his head become clearer, his nerves tauten. for more
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