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taut

  
1    flexed, rigid, strained, stressed, stretched, tense, tight  
2      (Nautical)   in good order, neat, orderly, shipshape, spruce, tidy, tight, trim, well-ordered, well-regulated  
  
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1    loose, relaxed, slack  
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taut

  
  ( tauter    comparative)   ( tautest    superlative  )
1       adj   Something that is taut is stretched very tight.  
The clothes line is pulled taut and secured.     
2       adj   If someone has a taut expression, they look very worried and tense.  
Ben sat up quickly, his face taut and terrified...     

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