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Princeton's WordNet

  1. taut, tightadjective

    pulled or drawn tight

    "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"

    Synonyms:
    fuddled, squiffy, crocked, plastered, mean, tight, mingy, smashed, wet, stiff, miserly, compressed, cockeyed, nasty, soaked, close, besotted, slopped, loaded, pie-eyed, stringent, blotto, rigorous, pissed, blind drunk, sloshed, sozzled, soused, pixilated

    Antonyms:
    relaxed, lax

  2. tautadjective

    subjected to great tension; stretched tight

    "the skin of his face looked drawn and tight"; "her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow"

    Synonyms:
    tight

    Antonyms:
    relaxed, lax

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "taut":

    tense

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How to use taut in a sentence?

  1. Josh Greenstein:

    We wanted to sell it as a sexy, taut thriller, the Visit.

  2. Stan Getz:

    My life is music. And in some vague, mysterious, and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to almost compulsively reach for perfection in music, often--in fact, mostly--at the expense of everything else in my life.

  3. Bill Campbell:

    Ultimately, increased federal deficits and expanded Treasury issuance to fund those deficits, combined with a reversal in investor appetite for that growing supply of Treasuries, will bring pressures back into money markets, these markets are already taut due to the quantitative tightening (QT) done so far and increased regulation since the global financial crisis.

  4. Don DeLillo:

    If we are on the outside, we assume a conspiracy is the perfect working of a scheme. Silent nameless men with unadorned hearts. A conspiracy is everything that ordinary life is not. It's the inside game, cold, sure, undistracted, forever closed off to us. We are the flawed ones, the innocents, trying to make some rough sense of the daily jostle. Conspirators have a logic and a daring beyond our reach. All conspiracies are the same taut story of men who find coherence in some criminal act.

  5. Yuri Kasich:

    The lines on the ground are putting strain on other pylons so Ukrenergo is interested in fixing the lines so that the pylons are upright and the lines taut.


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