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  • Domna’s creamy-skinned oval face, on the other hand, is characterized by wide-set eyes, thick straight eyebrows, and full lips.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • Steady blue eyes, wide-set, stared out from beneath red hair going brown.

    Shortcut Man

  • Adam Friedberg for The Wall Street Journal The driveway must be watered and mowed: It is made of grass, with wide-set cobblestones.

    East Hampton's 'Arc House'

  • On the property, Japanese maple and copper beech trees sit near a planted flat-roofed garage and grass driveway whose wide-set cobblestones look like part of the landscaping.

    The Half-There House

  • He was slightly built, with a square jaw, a hooked Roman nose, deep, wide-set dark eyes, and an unusually dark for an Englishman complexion.

    George Washington’s First War

  • Halter tops, wide-set straps, and loose-fitting fabrics such as organza are also flattering.

    My Fair Wedding

  • He stood facing those wide-set eyes and preternaturally sharp teeth.

    Ninja Type Person

  • Her wide-set eyes, high forehead, and square chin, which she had inherited from her father, were almost an exact replica of my own.

    Welcome to My World

  • A 33-year-old Massachusetts native with pale skin and wide-set amber eyes, Ms. Morgenstern has never left the country and just applied for a passport.

    Conjuring the Next Harry Potter

  • Charlene Chua My one-piece favorites: styles with wide-set straps and either a plunging or a square neckline.

    Ask Teri

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