tightly drawn, not slack; emotionally or mentally strained or tense
lacking movement, development, or vitality:
to give consent or approval
The acceleration of a falling body in the earth039;s gravitational field, inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the body to the center of the earth, and varying somewhat with latitude: approximately 32 ft. 9.8 m per second per second.
to scold; rebuke:
produced by a distortion or lopsidedness of the facial features:
1530 (spelling changed on model of caught, etc.), from M.E. haute "high in one's own estimation" (1430), with adj. suffix, from O.Fr. haut "high," from L. altus, with initial h- by infl. of Frank. hoh.