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.
Dustin gave a tense nod and pushed her behind him, out of the Watcher's path.
Tense and rigid, he was watching her with no small amount of emotion in his features.
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.
He could feel her tense against him as he explained in detail the late night suicide and the termination of the police investigation.
Jackson felt her body tense as her face set in anger.
Lana's shout broke the tense formation around them.
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.
Carmen watched him in tense silence.
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.
Alex eyed him distastefully, every muscle in his body tense, as if ready to pounce on Rob.
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!