He is represented either as a closely inshrouded figure whose protruding hands grasp a composite sceptre, the whole standing on a pedestal within a shrine; or else as a misshapen dwarf.
Under Greek influence he was identified with Pan, and just as there was supposed to be a number of Panisci, so the existence of many Fauni was assumed - misshapen and mischievous goblins of the forest, with pointed ears, tails and goat's feet, who loved to torment sleepers with hideous nightmares.
Keep in mind, however, that your baby's head could have a misshapen appearance simply because of her journey through the birth canal or because of the use of forceps to assist with the birth.
In addition, if the nose is misshapen, especially after an accident, fall, or injury, it may be broken and will need to be evaluated by a doctor.
They can also be thrown in the washing machine, but machine drying is not recommended as it may cause the mat to shrink or be misshapen.
Illness or trauma during infancy or early childhood, including infections, high fever, malnutrition, or disorders such as congenital syphilis or Down syndrome, can cause misshapen or discolored teeth.
Deformational plagiocephaly (positional molding)-A form of craniosynostosis in which the head is misshapen, the result of constant pressure to the same area of the head.
In these dark figures, sexually suggestive or gross and misshapen interpretations of fairy tale characters encourage us to explore the dark and violent aspects of their stories.
Aim to get body branding on the most muscular parts of your body because soft, fleshy sections may cause the design to become misshapen with uneven lines.
And there, growing out above the well, a curiously misshapen thorn tree.
Again, a simple dressy shrug can fix almost every case of misshapen biceps.
Both appeared slightly misshapen in the ground, but when we lifted them they reassumed their original shape to a degree.
Although Newfoundland is somewhat misshapen this is a highly decorative and attractive map, typical of the period.
In these cases, children may have normal intelligence, but they still have a seriously misshapen head and face.
Ibn Tumart was the son of a lamplighter in a mosque and had been noted for his piety from his youth; he was small, ugly, and misshapen and lived the life of a devotee-beggar.
In later times their number was increased (Celaeno being a frequent addition and their leader in Virgil), and they were described as hateful and repulsive creatures, birds with the faces of old women, the ears of bears, crooked talons and hanging breasts; even in Aeschylus (Eumenides, 50) they appear as ugly and misshapen monsters.
Contact with, foreign lands ight with it several new deities, Baal, Anat and ~ieph from Syria, and the misshapen dwarf Bes r such order as can be discerned in the mythological conions of the Egyptians the priesthood was largely responsible.
This can result in scar tissue that can cause complete loss of hearing, diminished hearing or misshapen ears.
In the last few years of his life his nose was so deformed and misshapen that rumors abounded that it had actually fallen off.
Firm mattresses can became less supportive over time while soft mattresses can develop permanent, misshapen dips.
The penis may become misshapen and/or curved as a result and erections are painful.
Are hooks, rings, or links misshapen or deformed?
Since the candles were so soft, they would warp and become misshapen in summer heat.
If it appears frayed in any spots, has hanging threads or simply looks off center, crooked or otherwise misshapen, the handbag is fake.
Line dry - Avoid putting lace in the dryer as it tends to not only shrink the material, but the lace can get misshapen as well.
Next year he published Le Pape, a vision of the spirit of Christ in appeal against the spirit of Christianity, his ideal follower confronted and contrasted with his nominal vicar; next year again La Pitie supreme, a plea for charity towards tyrants who know not what they do, perverted by omnipotence and degraded by adoration; two years later Religions et religion, a poem which is at once a cry of faith and a protest against the creeds which deform and distort and leave it misshapen and envenomed and defiled; and in the same year L'Ane, a paean of satiric invective against the past follies of learned ignorance, and lyric rapture of confidence in the future wisdom and the final conscience of the world.
The misshapen cells may clog blood vessels, preventing oxygen from reaching tissues and leading to pain, blood clots and other problems.
His head was very misshapen from the forceps delivery.
misshapen head and face.
misshapen form of this prion protein is called PrP Sc.
misshapen creature releases a butterfly.
misshapen monsters which she has bred.
Always store your wet suit on a wide hanger to prevent the neoprene from cracking or becoming misshapen.
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