Alex stiffened with the first word.
Carmen stiffened and looked up at Alex, but he found something interesting outside to look at.
Destiny stiffened with a fit of coughing and then drug a deep rattling breath.
She stiffened, wondering if the job was genuine - or was he was simply looking for a mistress?
His grip on her arm loosened and she stiffened as his hand slid up to her throat.
She felt his breath on the back of her neck and stiffened as one arm slipped around her waist.
He stiffened, oblivious to Roxanne.
Adrienne stiffened, her heart lurching into frenzied activity at the sound of his voice.
She stiffened as he stepped closer and placed a gentle hand on each of her shoulders.
His command was weak, yet the air around her stiffened until she hit an invisible wall.
Gabriel stiffened, and Rhyn.s suspicion ignited.
To her surprise, Evelyn stiffened and gave an oh-so-casual, "Oh?"
She stiffened at the reality and couldn't decide if it were good to keep the distance between them or if she really wanted more.
Claire stiffened and turned away.
She stiffened briefly as she realized what had happened, but before she could even raise a hand to resist; his venom had produced a surge of euphoria.
She stiffened, resisting an urge to tell him to remove his hand.
She nodded, and then stiffened as Ed came out of the hills, riderless.
She stiffened and avoided his gaze.
When she stiffened, he grinned.
She stiffened, her voice gaining an edge.
She stiffened, once again the leader, and gazed up at him.
When his gaze shifted to Candice, he stiffened, his expression becoming wary.
He stiffened and didn't respond.
Alex stiffened and stopped translating.
He stiffened a moment, eyeing her critically.
She stiffened and glanced around.
These sides are stiffened, and when the mitre is worn, they rise in front and behind like two horns pointed at the tips (cornua mitrae).
The principles involved in it were lost sight of under the mass of spurious maxims on social order which had slowly grown up and stiffened into system.
The graduated land-tax, which has since been stiffened, rises from nothing at all upon the smaller holdings to 3d.
"Fine men!" remarked Napoleon, looking at a dead Russian grenadier, who, with his face buried in the ground and a blackened nape, lay on his stomach with an already stiffened arm flung wide.
Nearer and nearer... now she was ahead of it; but the wolf turned its head to face her, and instead of putting on speed as she usually did Milka suddenly raised her tail and stiffened her forelegs.
Just as horses shy and snort and gather about a dead horse, so the inmates of the house and strangers crowded into the drawing room round the coffin--the Marshal, the village Elder, peasant women--and all with fixed and frightened eyes, crossing themselves, bowed and kissed the old prince's cold and stiffened hand.