The man stepped out and those piercing blue eyes questioned her silently from under furrowed bows.
Her brow furrowed, and she straightened.
His brows furrowed deeper.
Jule's brow furrowed, and Sofi smiled.
the effect must be to produce a sort of furrowed surface.
His brows furrowed again and his gaze drifted off in thought.
The idea furrowed her brows.
Deidre's brows furrowed at his no-nonsense tone.
The fruit is oblong, fleshy and contains one very hard seed which is deeply furrowed on the inside.
The way her brow furrowed when she wasn't pleased with the canvas, then the expression of satisfaction when her brushes cooperated.
His reflective gaze searched her face, his brows furrowed with concern.
Senor asked, his forehead furrowed with apprehension.
The surface is by no means a uniform plain, but is a broad undulating tract, furrowed throughout by numerous depressions, with precipitous banks, serving as water-courses, though rarely traversed by any considerable stream.
Miriam leaned in with a furrowed brow, whispering, "You've seen her in wolf form?"
Between the Halys and the Iris the mountain rim is comparatively low and broken, but east of the Iris it is a continuous lofty ridge (called by the ancients Paryadres and Scydises), whose rugged northern slopes are furrowed by torrent beds, down which a host of small streams (among them the Thermodon, famed in Amazon story) tumble to the sea.
Her brow furrowed in guarded curiosity as he stared at her.
At some points the rugged cliffs, furrowed by deep ravines, approach close to the sea; elsewhere the hills leave a considerable maritime plain between their base and the shore line.
Her brow furrowed at the odd sentiment.
The glaciers also attain a greater development in the western portion of the Nan-shan, but the valleys are dry, and the slopes of both the mountains and the valleys, furrowed by deep ravines, are devoid of vegetation.
Jenn's brow furrowed, but she responded quickly.
Linda's brow furrowed, but she held out her hand.
The furrowed surface of the earth gives the land-area a star-shaped figure, which may from time to time have varied in outline, but in the main has been permanent.
The observations of Strachey, Godwin-Austen and of Griesbach and other members of the Geological Survey of India only extend to the southern edge or rim of the great plateau, where vast alluvial deposits in horizontal strata have been furrowed into deep ravines, while Russian explorers have but superficially examined the mountain regions of the north and north-east, and the British mission to Lhasa, in 1904 afforded observations merely along the trade-route to that city.
It is sometimes smooth; but sometimes it is a shaggy skin (or woollen) skirt with horizontal rows of vertically furrowed stuff.
It is frequently found upon deities, kings and magnates, and appears to have been composed of some thick furrowed or fluted material, sometimes of bright and variegated design.
The rocks are deeply furrowed and cut into ridges, evidence of the long period over which they have been subjected to atmospheric influences.
3, 4) the interior of the dorsal valve is variously furrowed to receive the lophophore folded in two or more lobes.
The antlers are short, upright and deeply furrowed, the beam forking at about two-thirds of its length, and the upper prong again dividing, thus making three points.
The bark is red, like that of the Scots fir, deeply furrowed, with the ridges often much curved and twisted.
The peaks of the mountain are irregular, abrupt and broken; its sides are deeply furrowed by gorges and ravines; the shore plain is broken by ridges and by broad and deep valleys; no other island of the group is so well watered on all sides by large mountain streams; and it is called " garden isle."
5 shows how the octahedron with furrowed edge may be constructed from two interpenetrating tetrahedra (shown in dotted lines).
On the east are furrowed and rugged slopes, rising to the great plateau of the Jaulan (Gaulonitis).
You saw a plain, old-fashioned face, without life or lustre - a figure which had never looked young, and was now prematurely aged; the furrowed face bore witness to concentrated thought.
The bark is thick and furrowed, and of a pale fawn colour internally; the rootlets are few, and the root itself is of larger diameter than in the other kinds.
To this peculiar fruit the term caryopsis has been applied (more familiarly " grain "); it is commonly furrowed longitudinally down one side (usually the inner, but in Coix and its allies, the outer), and an additional covering is not unfrequently provided by the adherence of the persistent palea, or even also of the flowering FIG.
The greater part of that now desert region is, indeed, furrowed by old water-channels.
The cortex was deeply furrowed on its youngest stems; secondary growth (Scott, Studies.) FIG.
As he sat on the judgment-seat, ` the deep thought betrayed in his furrowed brow - the large eyebrows, overhanging eyes that seemed to regard more what was taking place within than around him - his calmness, that would have assumed a character of sternness but for its perfect placidity - his dignity, repose and venerable age, tended at once to win confidence and to inspire respect ' (Townsend).
The fourth period is that in which the various subaerial agencies of abrasion, and especially the streams which drain the mountain chain of the Apennines, have produced the present features of the Campagna, a plain furrowed by gullies and ravines.
These ridges are separated by longitudinal and furrowed by transverse valleys.
Isatis glauca is a handsome perennial of 3 feet, with grey-green furrowed stems and long narrow leaves with a white mid-rib.
The slopes on each side of the sea are furrowed with watercourses, some of them perennial, others winter torrents only.
He glanced up sharply, his brows furrowed.
Cora followed her gaze, brow furrowed.
Mr. Reynolds furrowed silver brows in a futile reprimand of his son.
furrowed brow to add to his hands on hips pose.
Bark: Gray, thick, rough, deeply furrowed.
These stems are whitish when young, but rapidly harden to become green, tough, furrowed and woody.
Of the European kinds one of the most important and best marked forms is the white poplar or abele, P. alba, a tree of large size, with rounded spreading head and curved branches, which, like the trunk, are covered with a greyish white bark, becoming much furrowed on old stems. The leaves are ovate or nearly round in general outline, but with deeply waved, more or less lobed and indented margins and cordate base; the upper side is of a dark green tint, but the lower surface is clothed with a dense white down, which likewise covers the young shoots - giving, with the bark, a hoary aspect to the whole tree.
The bark of tupelos is roughly furrowed, so that it is often the host for mosses and lichens.
The furrowed foreheads were introduced in Next Generation to make the Klingons look more visibly alien, but which set up canon-inconsistency with original series Klingons.
As if sensing the weight of the word, he turned, brow furrowed.
Deidre watched him, brow furrowed.
A sharp look under furrowed brows preceded his terse answer.
Alan now had a furrowed brow to add to his hands on hips pose.
furrowed the field at right angles to his farmhouse.
gnarled trunks of the oaks glared at him with furrowed wooden eyebrows.
Robur, but in old age the boughs generally curve downwards, and the tree acquires a wide spreading head; the bark is dark brown, becoming grey and furrowed in large trees; the foliage varies much, but in the prevailing kinds the leaves are very deeply sinuated, with pointed, often irregular lobes, the footstalks short, and furnished at the base with long linear stipules that do not fall with the leaf, but remain attached to the bud till the following spring, giving a marked feature to the young shoots.
ALEXANDERS (botanical name, Smyrnium Olusatrum, natural order Umbelliferae), a stout herbaceous plant with a furrowed, much-branched stem 1 -3 ft.
Mature trees are 80 to 100 feet high, with a fine columnar stem covered at first with smooth bark like Beech or Hornbeam, though in old trees it becomes furrowed and falls away as in the Plane.
How about a grinning evil skull, complete with furrowed brows?
Eye wrinkles, or "crow's feet," and furrowed brows are both often related to squinting in the sunlight.
She reread the entry, brow furrowed.
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