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18:12 Dec 14, 2005
English to German translations [PRO] Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase:tensely coiled
"A small, tensely coiled man stalks in."
The character in this scene is a ruthless speculator.
All I've come up with so far is: ""Ein kleiner Mann unter Hochspannung stolziert herein."
(Definitely not: "drahtig".)