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Sample sentences for the GRE study word taut

taut can be used as a adj

1.After the white-gray sails taut to their spars and ropes. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.In the Thoracic these wires happen to be more taut than in the other types. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
3.The hawser was as taut as a bowstring, and the current so strong she pulled upon her anchor. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
4.So far so good, but it next occurred to my recollection that a taut hawser, suddenly cut, is a thing as dangerous as a kicking horse. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
5.Nerves as taut as a violin string--due to his acute physical senses and his thin, sensitive skin--plus his instantaneous quickness make the Thoracic what is known as "high-strung.. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
6."We've a little stranger here--he he A noo boarder and lodger, sir, and looking fit and taut as a fiddle slep' like a supercargo, he did, right alongside of John--stem to stem we was, all night.. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
7.A plump bare generous arm shone, was seen, held forth from a white petticoatbodice and taut shiftstraps. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
8.Belly without blemish, bulging big, a buckler of taut vellum, no, whiteheaped corn, orient and immortal, standing from everlasting to everlasting. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
9.Take it along to the next point, as shown by the dotted line, and pass it through and across the opening again, and so on, until B is reached, when the thread should be held by some sealing-wax quite taut everywhere. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed

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