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tightened Sentence Examples

  • His grip tightened instinctively around her.

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  • Her throat tightened as she spoke.

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  • Her grip tightened on the phone involuntarily and it shot out of her wet hand, bouncing once on the ledge before plunging over the bluff.

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  • Gabriel's throat tightened at a second thought.

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  • His grip tightened around her, and she resisted the urge to push him away and flee.

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  • He tightened his grip around her.

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  • He tightened his grip around her.

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  • Her chest tightened at his words, but she nodded.

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  • Her throat tightened at the words.

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  • Her throat tightened at the words.

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  • His arms tightened around her as she tried to squirm away.

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  • He watched Dusty, whose grip tightened on the wheel as he muttered curses.

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  • His grip tightened around her, but he didn.t bite her.

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  • He tightened his grip slightly.

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  • His grip tightened, and she stopped.

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  • Her throat tightened at the thought.

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  • His grip around her tightened at the tension in her body.

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  • She watched as he meticulously saddled Ed and tightened the cinch.

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  • His grip tightened, and she stilled.

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  • Taran said nothing, simply tightened his grip around her.

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  • His jaw tightened and his eyes flashed a warning.

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  • He reached under the horse and tightened the cinch, which finally brought Diablo to attention.

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  • He checked the saddlebags and tightened the cinch.

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  • One arm tightened around her in a light hug, and then he released her, striding away after a screwdriver.

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  • Yully stood, tightened her grip, and yanked.

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  • Her chest tightened at the thought.

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  • His chest tightened as he looked upon her battered body.

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  • Her grip tightened on Carmen's hand.

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  • His fingers tightened around her upper arms and he pulled her away from him.

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  • I tightened my arms about her.

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  • Her throat tightened at his words.

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  • She tightened into her ball.

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  • Yancey's yes flashed and his jaw tightened.

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  • Bordeaux frowned and then his jaw tightened.

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  • She tightened her grip on the wheel, assuming he spoke to Damian.

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  • Darian stood obediently, and Damian's throat tightened again to know his brother was at his side.

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  • "When I was in that room …" His grip on the railing tightened, and she stopped, afraid of pushing him through the brittle façade containing his emotions.

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  • Damian's throat tightened, and his eyes misted at the sight of his brother.

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  • Her throat tightened, understanding the honor despite his nonchalant delivery.

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  • Her throat tightened at the memory of the night she met Gabriel.

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  • Remembering Lori's car, her stomach tightened.

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  • Gabriel's arms tightened around her body, his chin resting on her head.

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  • Her chest tightened again, and she sipped more of the warming liquid.

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  • Her throat tightened, and in the end, no words came out.

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  • Whatever they discussed, Romas's brother was getting more pissed; his grip on her tightened until she gave a verbal, "Let me go!"

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  • A'Ran's grip tightened before falling from her.

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  • She clutched at him, and he tightened his grip around her, dragging their bodies together.

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  • Similar to Brady, there was no remorse in his admittance, and her throat tightened.

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  • She tightened her arms around his neck and kissed him softly.

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  • Then the muscles in his leg tightened and she stepped back, allowing him to dismount.

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  • He tightened his grip until their bodies were pressed together, determined to feel her soft curves.

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  • Taran's jaw tightened as he took in the right side of her face, which blazed red as if struck.

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  • They were so sweet to me before… Her throat tightened, and she trailed off.

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  • His fingers tightened on her arm as he swung her around to face him.

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  • His fingers tightened around her hand.

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  • His grip on her forearms tightened, and he pressed them into the sand.

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  • His grip on her arm tightened.

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  • Barrel cranes are usually fitted with band brakes, consisting of a brake rim with a friction band placed round it, the band being tightened as required.

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  • On all sides it was felt that the Italian alliance must be tightened; and one of the last, best acts of Nicholas V.s pontificate was the appeal in 1453 to the five great powers in federation.

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  • Subsequently, by obtaining from the Tsungli-Yaman a long lease of Port Arthur and Talienwan and a concession to unite those ports with the Trans-Siberian by a branch line, she tightened her hold on that portion of the Chinese empire and prepared to complete the work of aggression by so-called " spontaneous infiltration."

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  • The special cable T is now tightened again, and lifts the bottom of the bucket so as both to close it and to close the space between J and K, by allowing J to rise back to its initial place.

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  • A collar is provided, which when tightened on the vertical axis, otherwise free to move, holds it rigidly in position with respect to the plate PP. To this collar is attached a slow-motion screw, working against a reaction spring, by which the plate rr can be rotated through a small arc. The upper plate carrying two, three .or four verniers vv is attached to a vertical coned pillar passing through the centre of the larger pillar and rotating in it; this plate can be clamped to the lower plate by means of the screw C, and can be rotated with respect to it by the slow-motion screw d.

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  • F = T1 Ti = T1 (I ef9) Ta(ef 1)j When a belt connecting a pair of pulleys has the tensions of its two sides originally equal, the pulleys being at rest, and when the pulleys are next set in motion, so that one of them drives the other by means of the belt, it is found that the advancing side of the belt is exactly as much tightened as the returning side is slackened, so that the mean tension remains unchanged.

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  • The equations 65 and 66 are applicable to a kind of brake called a friction-strap, used to stop or moderate the velocity of machines by being tightened round a pulley.

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  • The earliest picture of a press shows roughly the construction to have been that of an upright frame, the power exerted by a movable handle, placed in a screw which was tightened up to secure the requisite impression, and was loosened again after the impression was obtained.

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  • The tension which has been relaxed will again be tightened; there will be a gradual resolution of things into elements, and of elements into the primary substance, to be consummated in a general conflagration when once more the world will be absorbed in God.

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  • His hand tightened on her waist.

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  • His jaw tightened and his eyes flashed a warning.

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  • He reached under the horse and tightened the cinch, which finally brought Diablo to attention.

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  • Yancey's yes flashed and his jaw tightened.

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  • Bordeaux frowned and then his jaw tightened.

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  • He checked the saddlebags and tightened the cinch.

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  • One arm tightened around her in a light hug, and then he released her, striding away after a screwdriver.

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  • I tightened my arms about her.

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  • Her throat tightened as she looked at him.

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  • He watched Dusty, whose grip tightened on the wheel as he muttered curses.

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  • Yully stood, tightened her grip, and yanked.

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  • Jule's throat tightened as he listened to the two of them spar verbally.

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  • Her grip on his hand tightened, while she loosened her grip on the foreign magic in her body.

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  • Her throat tightened at his words.

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  • She recognized the blond Guardian, and her chest tightened.

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  • Her chest tightened at his words, but she nodded.

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  • She tightened into her ball.

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  • She tightened her grip around him, and he was amused to think of himself as any sort of comfort to anyone, let alone a little human like her.

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  • She tightened her grip on the wheel, assuming he spoke to Damian.

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  • His grip tightened around her, and she resisted the urge to push him away and flee.

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  • Her throat tightened in unshed tears of sorrow and anger.

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  • Damian's throat tightened at the unspoken words.

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  • Darian stood obediently, and Damian's throat tightened again to know his brother was at his side.

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  • "When I was in that room …" His grip on the railing tightened, and she stopped, afraid of pushing him through the brittle façade containing his emotions.

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  • Damian's throat tightened, and his eyes misted at the sight of his brother.

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  • Her throat tightened, understanding the honor despite his nonchalant delivery.

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  • Her throat tightened as she spoke.

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  • Her throat tightened at the memory of the night she met Gabriel.

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  • One arm tightened instinctively around her while he lifted the other to touch the soft skin of her neck.

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  • Gabriel's throat tightened at a second thought.

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  • Remembering Lori's car, her stomach tightened.

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  • The hand on her waist tightened and his voice was filled with emotion.

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  • His grip around her tightened at the tension in her body.

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  • Gabriel's arms tightened around her body, his chin resting on her head.

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  • His arms tightened around her as she tried to squirm away.

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  • Her chest tightened at the thought.

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  • Her chest tightened again, and she sipped more of the warming liquid.

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  • His grip tightened around her, but he didn.t bite her.

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  • Her throat tightened, and in the end, no words came out.

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  • Inside an intricate pattern of Immortal writing was the word K R I S. His throat tightened at the sight of something he.d waited his whole life to see.

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  • Whatever they discussed, Romas's brother was getting more pissed; his grip on her tightened until she gave a verbal, "Let me go!"

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  • A'Ran's grip tightened before falling from her.

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  • She clutched at him, and he tightened his grip around her, dragging their bodies together.

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  • Her arm tightened about his neck as, vice-like, she pulled her body against him while swinging a bare leg over his.

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  • Dean said through gritted teeth, his hands beginning to ache against the strain of the tightened rope.

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  • He tightened his grip slightly.

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  • She watched as he meticulously saddled Ed and tightened the cinch.

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  • His grip tightened, and she stopped.

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  • His grip tightened, and she stilled.

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  • Similar to Brady, there was no remorse in his admittance, and her throat tightened.

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  • Her throat tightened at the thought.

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  • "He did.  He wanted to make the world safer for me, for our …" Katie's throat tightened.  She cleared it.  "He realized he doesn't have to be in the shadows anymore.  And the way he looked at me that last day…" she drifted off again, this time recalling the intensity of emotion on Rhyn's face the last time she'd seen him in the mortal realm.

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  • His grip tightened instinctively around her.

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  • Katie's throat tightened, and the knife slipped.  She drew a shaky breath and glanced around for Andre again.  The damned phantom had lured her away from Gabriel and left her to her fate.  She was a fool.

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  • The beat cop pointed to the rear room where they found Ralph hanging from a ceiling water pipe by a thin nylon cord, slowly turning until the twist of the line tightened and reversed his direction.

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  • She tightened her arms around his neck and kissed him softly.

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  • Then the muscles in his leg tightened and she stepped back, allowing him to dismount.

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  • He tightened his grip until their bodies were pressed together, determined to feel her soft curves.

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  • Taran's jaw tightened as he took in the right side of her face, which blazed red as if struck.

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  • They were so sweet to me before… Her throat tightened, and she trailed off.

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  • Taran said nothing, simply tightened his grip around her.

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  • Her throat tightened, and she began to wonder if there were another away.

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  • His chest tightened as he looked upon her battered body.

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  • "Today is Ed's birthday," she told him as she tightened the cinch.

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  • Her grip tightened on the phone involuntarily and it shot out of her wet hand, bouncing once on the ledge before plunging over the bluff.

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  • Her grip tightened on Carmen's hand.

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  • His fingers tightened around her upper arms and he pulled her away from him.

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  • His jaw tightened and his voice was low and threatening.

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  • His fingers tightened on her arm as he swung her around to face him.

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  • His fingers tightened around her hand.

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  • His grip on her forearms tightened, and he pressed them into the sand.

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  • His grip on her arm tightened.

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  • I put them in my bag and tightened the drawstrings at the top.

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  • She stood quietly beside the mounting block as I tightened the girth and ran down the stirrups.

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  • It was the Treasury which tightened the grip of Ministers on public services.

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  • handlebar mustache tightened in an ironic smile.

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  • The previous administration tightened up the procedure for assessing incapacity when Invalidity Benefit was replaced by Incapacity Benefit in 1995.

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  • BOW IRONS Metal fittings used to secure lath to stock; usually tightened with metal wedges.

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  • The thick lips under the bushy handlebar mustache tightened in an ironic smile.

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  • They were outraged at tightened game laws and the loss of the social safety net of common pasture and woodland.

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  • These webbing straps can be tightened to form A frames inside the tent that give it good rigidity.

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  • The ring tightened and the concentration of magic grows stronger.

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  • tightened the grip of Ministers on public services.

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  • All vehicles will are subject to at least two MOT inspections annually and age limits (which will be progressively tightened ).

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  • tightened considerably over the years.

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  • The cams and spur wheel should be securely attached to the shaft, the grub screws being gently tightened as necessary.

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  • tightened sufficiently to allow the visor bar to pivot but not have excessive axial movement.

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  • tightened to prevent misuse of internal harmonization.

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  • Gaultier bounced back after losing the opening game to win the second and third but visibly tired in the fourth as Ricketts tightened up.

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  • transducer assembly is tightened and repeat measurements are made, the displacement output is almost identical each time.

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  • Barrel cranes are usually fitted with band brakes, consisting of a brake rim with a friction band placed round it, the band being tightened as required.

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  • On all sides it was felt that the Italian alliance must be tightened; and one of the last, best acts of Nicholas V.s pontificate was the appeal in 1453 to the five great powers in federation.

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  • Subsequently, by obtaining from the Tsungli-Yaman a long lease of Port Arthur and Talienwan and a concession to unite those ports with the Trans-Siberian by a branch line, she tightened her hold on that portion of the Chinese empire and prepared to complete the work of aggression by so-called " spontaneous infiltration."

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  • The special cable T is now tightened again, and lifts the bottom of the bucket so as both to close it and to close the space between J and K, by allowing J to rise back to its initial place.

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  • A collar is provided, which when tightened on the vertical axis, otherwise free to move, holds it rigidly in position with respect to the plate PP. To this collar is attached a slow-motion screw, working against a reaction spring, by which the plate rr can be rotated through a small arc. The upper plate carrying two, three .or four verniers vv is attached to a vertical coned pillar passing through the centre of the larger pillar and rotating in it; this plate can be clamped to the lower plate by means of the screw C, and can be rotated with respect to it by the slow-motion screw d.

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  • F = T1 Ti = T1 (I ef9) Ta(ef 1)j When a belt connecting a pair of pulleys has the tensions of its two sides originally equal, the pulleys being at rest, and when the pulleys are next set in motion, so that one of them drives the other by means of the belt, it is found that the advancing side of the belt is exactly as much tightened as the returning side is slackened, so that the mean tension remains unchanged.

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  • The equations 65 and 66 are applicable to a kind of brake called a friction-strap, used to stop or moderate the velocity of machines by being tightened round a pulley.

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  • The earliest picture of a press shows roughly the construction to have been that of an upright frame, the power exerted by a movable handle, placed in a screw which was tightened up to secure the requisite impression, and was loosened again after the impression was obtained.

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  • The tension which has been relaxed will again be tightened; there will be a gradual resolution of things into elements, and of elements into the primary substance, to be consummated in a general conflagration when once more the world will be absorbed in God.

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  • In the porch and in the yard the men whom Petya had armed with swords and daggers, with trousers tucked inside their high boots and with belts and girdles tightened, were taking leave of those remaining behind.

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  • The men rapidly picked out their horses in the semidarkness, tightened their saddle girths, and formed companies.

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  • They were outraged at tightened game laws and the loss of the social safety net of common pasture and woodland.

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  • These webbing straps can be tightened to form A frames inside the tent that give it good rigidity.

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  • The ring tightened and the concentration of magic grows stronger.

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  • All vehicles will are subject to at least two MOT inspections annually and age limits (which will be progressively tightened).

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  • The regulations governing the use of electricity have been tightened considerably over the years.

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  • The cams and spur wheel should be securely attached to the shaft, the grub screws being gently tightened as necessary.

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  • The screw should be tightened sufficiently to allow the visor bar to pivot but not have excessive axial movement.

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  • Therefore, outward-facing borders need to be tightened to prevent misuse of internal harmonization.

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  • Gaultier bounced back after losing the opening game to win the second and third but visibly tired in the fourth as Ricketts tightened up.

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  • No amount of psychological or psychic manipulation can undo the over tightened wheel nuts on a 3.5 ton truck !

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  • When the transducer assembly is tightened and repeat measurements are made, the displacement output is almost identical each time.

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  • If you have a gas leak, if the pistons don't quite fit, if the bolts aren't tightened, or if the wheels are not on properly you're likely to crash when you get up to speed.

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  • As you spent time together, getting to know one another, that bond tightened.

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  • Issuers have reduced their balance transfer offers and have tightened credit limits for new cards.

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  • The straps are then tightened for a snug fit.

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  • Regulations put in place by the No Child Left Behind Act in 2001 tightened restrictions on the content areas in which a certified teacher can teach.

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  • He tightened his grip on me after feeling me sag a little, but remained silent for what seemed an eternity.

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  • He tightened his grip on me after feeling me sag a little, but remained silent for what seemed an eternity.

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  • He tightened his grip on me after feeling me sag a little, but remained silent for what seemed an eternity.

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  • Also, keep in mind that in today's market, home equity lending standards have tightened and it's harder for some people to qualify for a home equity loan.

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  • Since 1992, when the DOE tightened its standards, most furnace manufacturers have declared their furnaces to be "high efficiency", since they meet the minimum standard.

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  • Instead of removing the tissue, it is scarred and tightened.

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  • Some screws simply need to be tightened and this can be done with the simple twist of a screwdriver.

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  • Maui Jim recommends taking your sunglasses to a local shop to have screws tightened and the nose pads and temples checked.

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  • These drugs, which are bronchodilators, open the airways by relaxing the muscles around the airways that have tightened (bronchospasm).

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  • When mortgage lending standards and practices tightened in reaction to the real estate crisis, it became more difficult for applicants to get approved for new mortgages with foreclosures still listed on their credit reports.

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  • Do not belt your tunic, instead choosing something with a soft drawstring instead that won't be tightened too much.

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  • Make sure all of the nuts, bolts, and screws are appropriately tightened.

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  • The needle will be passed through the marks and followed by the jewelry which will then be tightened or closed and the piercing completed.

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  • What's more, since it is part of the United States you don't have to worry about passports or tightened foreign security when traveling to paradise.

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  • Miller's program may be effective in relieving the symptoms associated with scoliosis, such as back pain and tightened muscles.

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  • Tightened security methods often cause delays so check in early.

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  • Keep your glutes tucked in, your abdominals tightened and your back straight throughout the movement.

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  • Long-term care insurance coverage has become more popular with consumers as the market has tightened recently.

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  • Make sure your straps are tightened and your bra's the right size.

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  • Corsets of the day were highly restrictive and tightened to the point of being dangerous.

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  • Your overall appearance will be tightened yet voluptuous.

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  • Cargo pocket - The new cargo pocket is tightened with an elastic cord which makes sure it stays secured even if it isn't buttoned and helps it to lay flat.

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  • Instead of the practical, loose-fitting garment that kept soldiers cool and gave them good range of motion, the Army had slowly tightened and stiffened the outfits, with high starched collars and fancy insignia.

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  • His hand tightened on her waist.

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  • Her throat tightened as she looked at him.

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  • Jule's throat tightened as he listened to the two of them spar verbally.

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  • Her grip on his hand tightened, while she loosened her grip on the foreign magic in her body.

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  • She tightened her grip around him, and he was amused to think of himself as any sort of comfort to anyone, let alone a little human like her.

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  • Her throat tightened in unshed tears of sorrow and anger.

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  • Damian's throat tightened at the unspoken words.

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  • One arm tightened instinctively around her while he lifted the other to touch the soft skin of her neck.

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  • The hand on her waist tightened and his voice was filled with emotion.

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  • Dean said through gritted teeth, his hands beginning to ache against the strain of the tightened rope.

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  • Brady's chest had tightened at Dan's words, and he felt fear for the first time since he was a kid in basic training and had his first brush with his own mortality.

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  • Her throat tightened, and she began to wonder if there were another away.

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  • Brady's chest had tightened at Dan's words, and he felt fear for the first time since he was a kid in basic training and had his first brush with his own mortality.

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  • His jaw tightened and his voice was low and threatening.

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  • "He did.  He wanted to make the world safer for me, for our …" Katie's throat tightened.  She cleared it.  "He realized he doesn't have to be in the shadows anymore.  And the way he looked at me that last day…" she drifted off again, this time recalling the intensity of emotion on Rhyn's face the last time she'd seen him in the mortal realm.

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