Certainly things had been tense most of the time.
She met his gaze, her stomach tense as she steeled herself against the response to her next probing question.
She counted the seconds in tense silence, waiting for the sound of an explosion, but the only sound was a car approaching from below.
She broke the tense silence.
The moment was so tense that, when the telephone rang, they both jumped.
After weeks of tense waiting to see if she passed, she finally reached her goal.
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?
Toni asked, breaking their tense silence.
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.
Damian's head was bowed, his tense body still.
The two were tense enough to worry her that they meant to fight.
Tense and rigid, he was watching her with no small amount of emotion in his features.
She was so tense, her shoulders ached.
He was tense enough to feel claustrophobic.
His body was tense, his memories flowing unabated.
She hadn't noticed Gabriel tense but did now.
His words were controlled with effort, his body so tense, she thought he'd snap any second.
He was as tense as she'd seen him, ready to morph and attack.
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.
His thick form was tense, his features implacable.
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.
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.
General Greene's gruff voice held a tense note.
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.
Yet the tense exchange remained in her thoughts.
After a few tense minutes Alex emerged with Lori.
Carmen watched him in tense silence.
He remained tense at first before letting her pull him to her.
She was tense and still, her mind on lockdown.
Her muscles were tense enough to ache.
He couldn't pinpoint what made his instincts restless, but he also saw apprehension in the tense frames and roving eyes of those riding before him.
Alex eyed him distastefully, every muscle in his body tense, as if ready to pounce on Rob.