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A Tale of Two Cities
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impassive
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Impassive faces, yet with a suspended—not an abolished—expression on them; faces, rather, in a fearful pause, as having yet to raise the dropped lids of the eyes, and bear witness with the bloodless lips, "THOU DIDST IT!"
  • Madame Defarge met the lifted eyebrows and forehead with a cold, impassive stare.
  • Of the riders in the tumbrils, some observe these things, and all things on their last roadside, with an impassive stare; others, with a lingering interest in the ways of life and men.

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  • He remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern.
  • A fleeting expression crossed the Special’s impassive face—annoyance mixed with suspicion.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies

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