from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. having the shape of an almond, i.e. ellipsoidal with somewhat pointed ends.

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  • adj. shaped like an almond


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  • He took a deep breath, like he was gathering himself, then lifted his blue, almond-shaped eyes to meet mine.

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  • Janice knew that I took great pride in the mane that framed my brown, almond-shaped eyes and kewpie-doll lips and cascaded down my slim body almost to my hips.

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  • Rick laughed and decided he liked that one, the littlest one of the group, with her almond-shaped hazel eyes, wide smile, and perfect teeth.

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  • Sights, sounds—even smells—that we associate with peril register in the amygdala, the primitive, almond-shaped structure near the center of the brain.

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  • Through the lens, Calvi's striking almond-shaped face, and her well-draped blouse and slacks, reminded me of Diamond Life-era Sade, easily the proudest and most enduring New Romantic of all time and the all time best-selling British female singer.

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  • Whenever your brain detects change, including desirable, positive change, it sends a "danger" signal to the amygdala, which is an almond-shaped piece of your brain situated roughly above your ears.

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  • "Three Figures Beneath a Tree" 1907-8 features women with lidless almond-shaped eyes, and faces with strange concave surfaces - depicted in a shallow stage set full of sharp wrinkles and ridges.

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  • This volume starts with a grumpy talking backpack carried by an exotic-looking boy (toned skin, curly dark hair, almond-shaped eyes).

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  • What really annoyed me, though, was the single page entitled “Feminizing Animals”, which states several requirements for making a girl version: wispier whiskers, fluffy tail, bows or flowers or other accessories, and the must-have almond-shaped, tilted eyes.

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