A light shined in her face, and she twisted, fear piercing her misery.
His snow cloud-colored eyes were piercing, his muscular frame making her warm from the inside out.
"Forward, lads!" he shouted in a voice piercing as a child's.
She never thought much of their black clad, piercing-decorated vampire girlfriends and couldn't help being irked that Jonny had told his friend her biggest secret!
Deidre felt the pain again, the one without a physical source but which she felt as if a knife was piercing her soul.
With a low brow and piercing gaze, gravelly voice, a perfectly sculpted body and rugged features, Gabriel was the sexiest man she'd ever seen.
His gaze was piercing, as if he tried to see the demon inside of her.
Chiseled to perfection, covered in olive-hued skin, with a low brow, piercing gaze and strong jaw …His nearness made her feel hot.
There was no heat in the colored suns, however, and after they had passed below them the top of the buggy shut out many of the piercing rays so that the boy and girl could open their eyes again.
A'Ran straightened, his piercing gaze on her.
When the sieve-tube has ceased to function and the protoplasm, slime strings, and callose have disappeared, the perforations through which the slime strings passed are left as relatively large holes, easily visible in some cases with low powers of the microscope, piercing the sieve.plate.
It is now held that the parasite enters the blood of man through the piercing mouth-parts at the time of biting.
In insects whose mouths are adapted for sucking and piercing, remarkable modifications may occur.
His piercing gaze held hers for a moment, and then his expression softened ever so slightly.
He fixed a piercing gaze on her.
The piercing was completed in Nov.
Next the larvae make their way into the connective tissue in the pro-thorax, and ultimately bore a channel into the base of the piercing apparatus and come to rest between the hypopharynx and the labium.
Piercing jaws modified and reduced, a tubular, protrusible suckingtrunk being developed; mouth with hooks.
The Hemiptera, with their piercing mandibles and first maxillae and with their second maxillae fused to form a jointed beak, stand far apart from them.
This order can be traced with certainty back to the early Jurassic epoch, while the Permian fossil Eugereon, and the living order - specially modified in many respects - of the Thysanoptera indicate steps by which the aberrant suctorial and piercing mouth of the Hemiptera may have been developed from the biting mouth of primitive Isopteroids, by the elongation of some parts and the suppression of others.
Suddenly a fresh sound, a piercing feminine scream, reverberated from the porch and the cook came running into the vestibule.
He swirled the coffee in his cup and lifted that piercing gaze to her face.
A rifle cracked, piercing the silence with deadly import.
No part of his stance or piercing look was welcoming and yet, she felt the urge to cross to him.
Tall and slender, the woman's eyes were piercing, her dark hair and pale features setting off the green of her eyes even more.
After four steps, she felt them and grimaced, a rough edge piercing one finger.
According to Hinds they feed chiefly on the green tissues, which " are punctured by the piercing mouth-parts and the sap withdrawn by suction.
The actual piercing organs are the mandibles, while the upper lip or labrum forms a sucking tube.
The maxillae are not piercing organs, and their function is to protect the mandibles and labrum and separate the hairs or feathers of the host.
This work struck de Lesseps's imagination, and gave him the idea of piercing the African isthmus.
They breathe by piercing the surface film with the tail, where a pair of spiracles are situated.
But there are several subfamilies of ants whose females have the lancets of the sting useless for piercing, although the poison-glands are functional, their secretion being ejected by the insect, when occasion may arise, from the greatly enlarged reservoir, the reduced sting acting as a squirt.
QUATREFOIL, in Gothic architecture, the piercing of tracery in a window or balustrade with small semicircular openings known as "foils"; the intersection of these foils is termed the cusp.
The other structural characters of the Order may be briefly summarized as: - mouth-parts adapted for piercing and sucking, or for suction alone, and consisting of a proboscis formed of the labium, and enclosing modifications of the other usual parts of the mouth, some of which, however, may be wanting; a thorax fused into a single mass; and legs with five-jointed tarsi.
In height, the slim legs, the large turned-in feet, the shrill piercing voice; but almost every one will remember, from Croker's Boswell, Colman's account of the great historian " tapping his snuff-box, smirking and smiling, and rounding his periods " from that mellifluous mouth.
Jessi looked at him again, taking in the thick form and gaze so direct and piercing, it was almost hostile.
He was too surprised to speak, just stared at her through piercing green eyes.
With piercing war cries, two forms broke from the horde before her.
Despite the piercing gaze she'd never quite gotten used to, she stepped past Jetr and looked up at her mate, taking him in breathlessly once again.
Piercing eyes leveled on her, but she could read nothing in them, especially not what he thought of her.
How does God above look at them and hear them? exclaimed Prince Andrew in a shrill, piercing voice.
After he had gone Pierre continued pacing up and down the room for a long time, no longer piercing an imaginary foe with his imaginary sword, but smiling at the remembrance of that pleasant, intelligent, and resolute young man.