She met his gaze, her stomach tense as she steeled herself against the response to her next probing question.
She broke the tense silence.
The moment was so tense that, when the telephone rang, they both jumped.
They waited in tense silence as the horses slowly moved on.
For the first three weeks she became tense as it approached 8:00 pm each Friday.
Has it been this tense the entire time?
The Grey God's hoarse, broken voice made Dusty tense as he turned to face him.
She turned, her body tense and her large green eyes swimming with fear and dread.
She curled up in a chair, afraid to move too quickly under the tense Guardian's gaze.
His gaze was on the ocean, his large form tense and still.
He was tense enough to feel claustrophobic.
She hadn't noticed Gabriel tense but did now.
He said nothing, his tense frame never relaxing.
Tamer grumbled but obeyed, and Rhyn shook out his tense body.
She was tense and waiting while his eyes took in every detail of her face.
Before Fred could reply, or whack her in the mouth, which would have been Dean's first choice, the front doorbell interrupted the tense gathering.
Jackson felt her body tense as her face set in anger.
Another shot pierced the tense darkness, then there was a flurry of movement.
Kiki froze halfway through the doorway, frowning. Kris breathed a sigh, wondering how one tiny woman could make him tense enough he wanted to raze the beach.
I can talk about Jeff in the past tense now.
Getting tense will only make it worse.
After a few tense minutes Alex emerged with Lori.
As if a switch inside her was flipped, her tense movements disappeared, replaced by the graceful, supple movements of a cat.
She was tense again, her air troubled.
Jim's ears were standing erect upon his head and every muscle of his big body was tense as he trotted toward home.
The breakers would swoop back to gather themselves for a mightier leap, and I clung to the rock, tense, fascinated, as I felt the dash and roar of the rushing sea!