Sentence for tightened | Use tightened in a sentence

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  • And, looking at her face, now gone very pale, and those lips tightened to a line, Betty stopped in her outburst of ejaculation. (8)
  • Angelo tightened the buckle at his waist. (10)
  • Coming to this point, the knot of his resolve tightened again; he hugged it with the furious zeal of a martyr. (10)
  • Derek tightened his belt and took a bee-line down over the slippery grass. (8)
  • For an hour or more he did not speak, though once or twice he moaned, and faintly tightened his pressure on her fingers. (8)
  • He tightened his muscles. (10)
  • Her arm tightened round the warm bundled thing against her. (8)
  • Her arms tightened round him, and he returned her kisses; but even while he yielded, the poison worked in him, the poison of the letter. (8)
  • It is a chord of one note, that is tightened to sound by the violent summons to accept, which is a provocation to deny. (10)
  • Jolyon, busying herself over the affairs of the house, went about with tightened lips, stealing at him unfathomable looks. (8)
  • She could have writhed, and cried out; instead, she tightened her grip on the handle of her bag, and smiled. (8)
  • Then she tightened her arms round his neck and kissed him. (9)
  • Wilfrid fell into it, from the simple passion that the name inspired; and now his hand tightened. (10)

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