moon faced

moon faced

Pertaining to the full-cheeked, hamster-like appearance caused by excessive doses of corticosteroid drugs or by excessive production of the natural adrenal cortical hormone in CUSHING'S SYNDROME. Also known, inelegantly, as ‘cushingoid’.
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Unsurprisingly, Moon faced criticism from his political opponents such as"Moon fails to even sit in the passenger's seat." However, Kim Jong-un's decision to send a delegation to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics changed the calculus.
Coming into the Blue House in May, Moon faced a seemingly fragile domestic situation.
His response: "Sun faced Buddha, Moon faced Buddha".
When we weep at our friend's news we have Moon faced Buddha down.
In Division Two, Half Moon faced a difficult home game against Middlesbrough Cricket Club knowing any slip-up could see North Ormesby Cons move above them and steal the title after they holding lead from day one of the season.
So I orated on but the attendants conferred, minds elsewhere, only one scion of the house moon faced thirtysomething sat legs spread on the fake stairway & applauded our appreciation & delight -- & so we left to go, our party on its way to the postmodern Capital.
Half Moon faced fourth-placed Dormans United who needed to win to stay in the promotion race.