Definitions

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  • adjective closely shaved recently

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Examples

  • It seemed, rather, a frank and open countenance, which frankness or openness was enhanced by the fact that he was smooth-shaven.

    Chapter 3

  • Standing six foot two or three, with proportionate breadth of shoulders and depth of chest, his smooth-shaven face nipped by the cold to a gleaming pink, his long lashes and eyebrows white with ice, and the ear and neck flaps of his great wolf skin cap loosely raised, he seemed, of a verity, the Frost King, just stepped in out of the night.

    TO THE MAN ON THE TRAIL

  • The dog-musher wore a moustache, but the other, a taller and younger man, was smooth-shaven, his skin rosy from the pounding of his blood and the running in the frosty air.

    The Clinging Death

  • Standing six foot two or three, with proportionate breadth of shoulders and depth of chest, his smooth-shaven face nipped by the cold to a gleaming pink, his long lashes and eyebrows white with ice, and the ear and neck flaps of his great wolf skin cap loosely raised, he seemed, of a verity, the Frost King, just stepped in out of the night.

    To The Man on the Trail

  • Unlike most men I was accustomed to about me, he was smooth-shaven.

    Chapter 13

  • He looked older than thirty, and yet, smooth-shaven and without wrinkles, he was almost boyish.

    Chapter 1

  • He showed in the pink of health; his unblemished, smooth-shaven skin shouted advertisement of his splendid physical condition.

    Chapter II

  • A fairly young man, short, comfortably stout, smooth-shaven and with an intelligent face, he seemed a very nice man indeed.

    The Benefit of the Doubt

  • On his way back along the Broom Road, under the lighted lamps that marked the entrance to the palace grounds, Grief encountered a short, rotund gentleman, in unstarched ducks, smooth-shaven and of florid complexion, who was just emerging.

    THE FEATHERS OF THE SUN

  • The man was dark-eyed and smooth-shaven all except his mustache, which was so iced up as to hide his mouth.

    A DAY'S LODGING

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