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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"

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  • Portuguese yields see-saw as BES keeps nerves taut
    * Worries over Espirito Santo empire's financial health persist * Markets differentiate between Portugal and non-junk periphery (Updates prices into close, adds detail, comments) LONDON, July 15 (Reuters) - Portuguese bond yields see-sawed on Tuesday as concern persisted over the exposure of Banco Espirito Santo, the country's largest listed bank, to the t Read more on this news related to 'Taut'
  • Rihanna flaunts her taut tummy to her fans as she leaves Rio hotel
    She's always at the centre of everything hip and happening, so it's little surprise Rihanna is in Rio enjoying the World Cup Read more on this news related to 'Taut'
  • Tri for a Cure moves bodies, minds and souls
    Some women compete in the Tri for a Cure wearing looks of agony on their faces – wrecked grimaces, taut lips over bared teeth. Some women compete wearing looks of remembrance, inward gazes focused on lost loved ones. And some women compete wearing looks of steely determination, jaws set and brows lined with regimented beads of sweat. Read more on this news related to 'Taut'

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