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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of furrow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having longitudinal channels, ridges, or grooves; sulcate: as, a furrowed stem.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface
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The uvula (uvula vermis; uvular lobe) forms a considerable portion of the inferior vermis; it is separated on either side from the tonsil by the sulcus valleculæ, at the bottom of which it is connected to the tonsil by a ridge of gray matter, indented on its surface by shallow furrows, and hence called the furrowed band.
This reaction comes with a furrowed brow -- my regular clothes and the dog don't quite fit in with a nudge from the judge.
The question produces furrowed brows and shrugs of shoulders.
His brow furrowed as if he was concentrating on something.
I look at the tatty machines and their glaring advert-riddled interfaces with furrowed brow for a second, then head to the bar, hoping it'll be wifi enabled for customers.
My bright teacher turned to me, nose wrinkled, her perfectly plucked brows furrowed.
Sally furrowed her brow and said, “Why do you have to get all wrapped up in labels?”
Her brow was furrowed and she looked worried, but something else about her was studying the whole situation, and he could see it: her worry and her thought, her intensity in trying to put everything together.
The brows are furrowed, and he is gazing off into the distance at . . . something nobody else can see.
It seemed from his furrowed brow that he was the one who was slogging hour upon hour in a swimming pool, counting tiles and laps, with arms like lead, heaving for breath and somehow, getting slower!
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