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  • I placed three fingers against his side where the ribcage seemed concave and pressed.†   (source)
  • They'll go after anything that's warm and concave.†   (source)
  • The blood gurgled out of the wound it made and sprayed along the concave metallic surface.†   (source)
  • I took the little brown quarter-sphere and pressed it, concave side in, to my eye.†   (source)
  • I feel the ropy hardness of his arms, the warmth of his slightly concave chest, as he holds me tight, tighter than anyone has ever held me.†   (source)
  • They are used by Fremen to line concave planting depressions where they provide a small but reliable source of water.†   (source)
  • But everything concave about Buddy had suddenly turned convex.†   (source)
  • His face was odd, concave, forehead and chin jutting.†   (source)
  • The ballies had a diameter of ten inches and a concave porcelain lid on the top that could contain water.†   (source)
  • When I raised my arms over my head, my chest became concave.†   (source)
  • Even with all the hiking and camping, I'd had a concave chest, sticking-out ribs, and skin so pale you could trace the road map of blue veins.†   (source)
  • Here and there beggars stood on the banks of the road, rubbing concave bellies with one hand while holding out inverted straw hats.†   (source)
  • Her features are concave, her face a wide platter fringed with red hair.†   (source)
  • Beholding the night sky, "the amazing concave of Heaven sprinkled and glittering with stars," he was "thrown into a kind of transport" and knew such wonders to be the gifts of God, expressions of God's love.†   (source)
  • A sales clerk, her concave body floating upright on the carpet, approached him; he smiled courteously, but said he preferred to browse by himself.†   (source)
  • Robert had spindly arms and legs, a soft concave chest and little belly, and eyes that were always red and runny.†   (source)
  • Mannie, I'm flat broke, concave.†   (source)
  • On the riverbank they found a bare concave rock facing south, and stayed there for as long as the sun warmed them, lost in love-making in which sometimes Ariane's hair hung over the edge of the rock and was lapped by the ice-cold Adige as it surged and relaxed.†   (source)
  • The plastic covering is concave with the weight of the rain, and the alligator has slumped to the ground.†   (source)
  • He felt better in the dark because he could not see the beds, where the blankets followed smooth concave outlines; he could not see the photographs in the frames on the bureau.†   (source)
  • There was a six-pack, a real one, and arms that looked like real man arms, like they could actually lift something without too much effort, and a chest that was much more than the almost concave skin board I'd always known.†   (source)
  • As it was the cabin looked excitingly purposeful, with large video screens ranged over the control and guidance system panels on the concave wall, and long banks of computers set into the convex wall.†   (source)
  • Inside: same grimy red walls, sticky tables, broken floor tiles, strong Clorox smell, and a concave bartender with a rag over his shoulder pouring a drink for a bloodshot solitary at the bar.†   (source)
  • His belly was concave under his shirt.†   (source)
  • "It is a shock, monsieur," whispered the salesclerk, her concave body tensed, a bent, lacquered reed against the brick.†   (source)
  • Only his brain moved, wet and heavy against the contours of his skull, favoring curvatures of bone and concave niches.†   (source)
  • Curiously enough, the shields of Gothic suits were more inclined to be concave.†   (source)
  • Fixed to the front of it was something that looked like a fencing mask, with the concave side outwards.†   (source)
  • Coming from the cigarette-gray room to think, Moulton paced in shorts that showed his concave knees and thick huge legs; he narrowed the eyes of his great face and looked at the town as though it were all a racket.†   (source)
  • The feathers were concave, which separated them from one another, making a texture of ridges which he considered graceful.†   (source)
  • It arose from the concave form of the gallery and the conducting power of the rock.†   (source)
  • The centre of the English army, rather concave, very dense, and very compact, was strongly posted.†   (source)
  • Cool, but dazzling red light has found a way through it and now lands precisely on Frau Chauchat's head, so that while engaging her concave fellow countryman in conversation she has to raise her right hand to shield herself against it.†   (source)
  • LIX The city of Wintoncester, that fine old city, aforetime capital of Wessex, lay amidst its convex and concave downlands in all the brightness and warmth of a July morning.†   (source)
  • This vast concave was the scene of his labours for Mr Troutham the farmer, and he descended into the midst of it.†   (source)
  • When she took in his tea she saw broken glass in the corner of the room under the concave mirror, and a golden stain that had been carelessly wiped.†   (source)
  • Three and a half hours later he was crossing the downs about Marygreen, and presently plunged into the concave field across which the short cut was made to the village.†   (source)
  • And this time it had been Frau Chauchat who emerged, smiling, arms full of flowers, wearing a large hat and a long, coarse traveling coat trimmed with fur; she was accompanied by Herr Buligin, her concave countryman, who was to travel partway with her.†   (source)
  • They plunged into the concave field on the other side of which rose the village—the field wherein Jude had received a thrashing from the farmer many years earlier.†   (source)
  • Accompanied by frizzy-haired Tamara and her tablemate with the concave chest, a Bulgarian in evening dress, she crossed the room, moving toward the table where Ganser and Kleefeld were sitting—and brushing past Hans Castorp's table in her new dress.†   (source)
  • In addition to Madame Chauchat, this consisted of a blond-bearded, lackadaisical gentleman with a concave chest and pop-eyes; a very dark-skinned girl with an original, droll face, golden earrings, and a mop of frizzy hair; Dr. Blumenkohl, who had likewise joined them; and two hunch-shouldered youths.†   (source)
  • He would spot him standing among the other guests in the game room of an evening, gazing gloomily and forlornly at the charming, though flawed woman who was sitting on the sofa in the small salon and chatting with frizzy-haired Tamara (that was the droll-looking girl's name), Dr. Blumenkohl, the man with the concave chest, and the hunch-shouldered youths from her table.†   (source)
  • During the one brief hour after supper—and sometimes that shrank to a mere twenty minutes—when there was some regular social interchange, without exception Madame Chauchat would take her seat at the back of the little salon, an area reserved apparently for the Good Russian table, where she was joined by the gentleman with the concave chest, the droll frizzy-haired girl, silent Dr. Blumenkohl, and the two hunch-shouldered youths.†   (source)
  • To the level eye of humanity it stood as an indistinct mass behind a dense stockade of limes and chestnuts, set in the midst of miles of rotund down and concave field.†   (source)
  • The flanks of the dark, moving mass, were advanced in such a manner as to make a concave line of the front, and every fierce eye, that was glaring from the shaggy wilderness of hair in which the entire heads of the males were enveloped, was riveted with mad anxiety on the thicket.†   (source)
  • Pansy was not in the first of the rooms, a large apartment with a concave ceiling and walls covered with old red damask; it was here Mrs. Osmond usually sat—though she was not in her most customary place to-night—and that a circle of more especial intimates gathered about the fire.†   (source)
  • The pit was a saucer-shaped concave, naturally formed, with a top diameter of about thirty feet, and shallow enough to allow the sunshine to reach their heads.†   (source)
  • A heavy unbroken crust of cloud stretched across the sky, shutting out every speck of heaven; and a distant halo which hung over the town of Casterbridge was visible against the black concave, the luminosity appearing the brighter by its great contrast with the circumscribing darkness.†   (source)
  • This, however, could not be helped; she would not, on any consideration, treat Boldwood harshly, having once already ill-used him, and the moon having risen, and the gig being ready, she drove across the hilltop in the wending way's which led downwards—to oblivious obscurity, as it seemed, for the moon and the hill it flooded with light were in appearance on a level, the rest of the world lying as a vast shady concave between them.†   (source)
  • Have you not made an universal shout
    That Tiber trembled underneath her banks
    To hear the replication of your sounds
    Made in her concave shores?   (source)
  • A concave mirror at the side presents to him lovelorn longlost lugubru Booloohoom.†   (source)
  • Bloom, having the advantage of ten seconds at the initiation and taking, from the concave surface of a spoon along the handle of which a steady flow of heat was conducted, three sips to his opponent's one, six to two, nine to three.†   (source)
  • Yes; I think he is not a pick-purse nor a horse-stealer; but for his verity in love, I do think him as concave as a covered goblet or a worm-eaten nut.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
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