lower lip


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low·er lip

[TA]
the muscular fold bounding the opening of the mouth inferiorly.
Synonym(s): labium inferius oris [TA]
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See that amazing lower lip, pressed by accident against the vessel's side, so as firmly to embrace the jaw.
He was delicate and, in a frail way, good-looking too, except for the vacant droop of his lower lip.
Her pretty little upper lip, on which a delicate dark down was just perceptible, was too short for her teeth, but it lifted all the more sweetly, and was especially charming when she occasionally drew it down to meet the lower lip.
The peculiar V-shaped mouth with its pointed upper lip, the absence of brow ridges, the absence of a chin beneath the wedgelike lower lip, the incessant quivering of this mouth, the Gorgon groups of tentacles, the tumultuous breathing of the lungs in a strange atmosphere, the evident heaviness and painfulness of movement due to the greater gravitational energy of the earth--above all, the extraordinary intensity of the immense eyes--were at once vital, intense, inhuman, crippled and monstrous.
Kitty's lower lip began to quiver; she got up quickly.
He distorted his lower lip, and nodded his head hopelessly at the grey-haired man beside him, to indicate his powerlessness to help me.
The pouted-up deep red mouth to which this syllable was native had hardly as yet settled into its definite shape, and her lower lip had a way of thrusting the middle of her top one upward, when they closed together after a word.
Her incisors were not large, nor was her upper lip long and down-hanging, nor her lower lip protruding.
His teeth were long and sharp and grinned horribly, while his lower lip hung down upon his chest, and he had ears like elephant's ears, which covered his shoulders, and nails like the claws of some fierce bird.
He looked at me and made an attempt to smile, but his lower lip quivered and he seemed unable to close his mouth.
Her mouth was rather small; the full red lower lip projected a little as did her chin; it was the only irregularity in her beautiful face, but it gave it a peculiarly individual and almost haughty expression.
The upper lip was short and fine while the lower lip was rather heavy and inclined to be pendulous, the chin being equally weak.

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