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concave
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • In the middle of the concave side, there is a groove twelve inches deep, in which the extremities of the axle are lodged, and turned round as there is occasion.

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  • Of what use is genius, if the organ is too convex or too concave and cannot find a focal distance within the actual horizon of human life?
    Emerson, Ralph Waldo  --  Essays, Second Series
  • He touched my head, which is our tradition, but my father was worried, as I had nothing but skin, no bone to protect my brain, and my head beneath the shawl was concave.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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