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  • His pale blue eyes and craggy hawk-like features stood out amidst the sea of endless bodies as he stood like a rocky island in a heaving sea of humanity.

    Kissed By Venus

  • His thin, hollowed-out face still had a hawk-like imperiousness to it, the silver hair swept back from a broad forehead that topped a high-bridged nose, intense brown eyes, and pale fleshy lips.

    The Priest

  • While the government's goals are commendable, economists warn, the central bank shouldn't abandon its once hawk-like focus against inflation merely to help it achieve them.

    Brazil Cuts Rates to Spark Growth

  • It is fascinating to see how the fixed, hawk-like glare of his hypnotic portrait of Wellington has emerged from the softer and more psychologically subtle drawing of the same subject.

    Thomas Lawrence: The new romantic – review

  • It's a product of national self-loathing and, in our hawk-like vigilance for queue-jumpers, mutual loathing.

    Vandalising an old master is bad, but not quite as evil as queue-jumping | David Mitchell

  • A hawk-like man with laser black eyes, Gul's animosity toward the United States is well known.

    The audacity of Hamid Gul

  • He had a wadded-up face that had been left out in the sun too long until the creases were permanent, but thick lashes and hawk-like hazel eyes saved him from being butt-ugly.

    SILENT TRUTH

  • He had a wadded-up face that had been left out in the sun too long until the creases were permanent, but thick lashes and hawk-like hazel eyes saved him from being butt-ugly.

    SILENT TRUTH

  • Its skull had a deep, narrow bill armed with a powerful, hawk-like hook.

    'Terror Birds': Ancient South American Creature Fought Like Muhammad Ali

  • Cutting a dash was the prerogative of the man who is standing by the rocks with a hawk-like look as he gazes down, as it were, the chimneypots of the village below beloved by William Wordsworth.

    Country diary: Lake District

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