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  • They are gaunt-cheeked and haggard-gray of skin, with great dark circles under their eyes.

    CHAPTER XXXV

  • For ten stages, the 32-year-old French rider riveted his country by sitting atop the race, defending the maillot jaune with a grit that recalled gaunt-cheeked, vintage champions.

    A Tour That Was Hard to Ignore

  • Though eight other gaunt-cheeked boys presented themselves in the same audience, only Liir answered smartly enough to be signed up.

    Son of a Witch

  • The Cairhienin were solemn, even dour, most gaunt-cheeked and each with the front of his head shaved and powdered in what had once been the fashion only among soldiers in Cairhien, not lords.

    Lord of Chaos

  • But the face caught the moon, gaunt-cheeked, pale, with black eyes too big above a puckered, red-lipped mouth.

    The Great Hunt

  • He seemed a little gaunt-cheeked, but otherwise his appearance was fresh and crisp.

    Terms Of Surrender

  • The gaunt-cheeked foreman idly rolled his glass in a half-circle on the table.

    This Calder Range

  • The gaunt-cheeked foreman idly rolled his glass in a half-circle on the table.

    This Calder Range

  • He seemed a little gaunt-cheeked, but otherwise his appearance was fresh and crisp.

    Terms Of Surrender

  • Glaudot, younger than Purcell by fifteen years, confident, arrogant, a lean hard man and handsome in a gaunt-cheeked, saturnine way, lacked humility.

    A World Called Crimson

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