underlip


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underlip

(ŭn′dər-lĭp′)
n.
The lower lip.
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As soon as she was able to find a suitable boarding house for the unmothered Arnold, she and the man with the hanging underlip headed north in search of the dream home.
Gordon Harker drooped his truculent underlip at us from a cupboard top.
The cartographer accompanied these with images of a man who had six arms, a centaur, a cyclops, a hermaphrodite, a person with a giant underlip, and another with ears that hung to the waist.
Visiting spiritual leaders include Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama (here to encourage harmony among all global faiths), a Tanzanian mystic with an enormously disc-stretched underlip, and a Japanese nun "buried" in a pit for three days' samadhi practice.
His dangling underlip, pink as his face at Hampton Court, is lightly coloured, in keeping with his pallor, in the Uffizi.
Tomi was silent, biting his underlip to repress his rage.
There is a firmness in the drawing of the underlip, and in tracing the curve of the chin until it fades into shadow.
The increasing remoteness of her femininity emerges in imagery that embellishes her at once as fatal ("a mouth / Made to bring death to life"), ghostly ("Her face was pearly pale"), and narcissistic ("the underlip / Sucked in, as it strove to kiss itself' [p.
The magnificent Bocca bociata (1859) achieves new resonance in the light of the description of the adolescent girl in 'A Last Confession': 'the underlip | Sucked in, as if it strove to kiss itself'.
Through the bushes, coming upon another dainty sunbonnet, shading heavy-lashed, sleepy eyes and a full underlip. "Is that you, Mary, or is it Phebe.
In her description of Avey frantically packing to leave the cruise, Avey's determination is revealed in her "underlip jutting forward, exposing the spillover of raw pink across the top which she always kept hidden" (10).
With her surprised eyes and dropped underlip, as if startled from a reverie, she perches on her bare toes as Vesper, and flicks up the hem of her dragonfly-blue chiton, to become airborne in the violet dusk.