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  • A face that was slightly rounded, with big brown eyes, an up-tilted nose, and heart-shaped lips.

    Ecstasy in Darkness

  • Colt – Coburn-Langley pattern, with double up-tilted wings and the screw ahead, and the men were in a boat-like body netted over.

    The War in the Air

  • Trent thought he detected the barest wrinkling of her perfect, up-tilted nose.

    Only You

  • Beneath an up-tilted, forward-thrusting nose were big clamshell doors for cargo.

    Tales of Known Space

  • He stood unsteadily on the threshold, hands thrust deep in the pockets of his grey tweed trousers, chin up-tilted from a strong, bare throat that rose out of his open shirt.

    Where the Sun Swings North

  • As the airship began to respond to the power of her propellers, and the up-tilted rudder, Tom heard, from somewhere below him, a series of shrill blasts on a whistle.

    Tom Swift and His Great Searchlight; or, on the border for Uncle Sam

  • The impression I got was of a modish and very much up-tilted hat and of a veil which hid everything beneath its brim and the collar of a long, loose coat.

    Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905

  • Once more it shot toward the earth, and once more it was checked by an up-tilted plane.

    Tom Swift and His Wireless Message: or, the castaways of Earthquake island

  • Wearing blue pants and up-tilted baseball caps, their sweating backs shining red in the blazing sunlight, Seabees were hauling, blasting, and packing down what would eventually be enough coral to fill three dams the size of Boulder Dam.

    The Story of World War II

  • Her legs slanted long and clean from the open cuffs of the trousers as she sat with her hands across her knees and he could see the shape of her small up-tilted breasts under the gray shirt.

    For Whom The Bell Tolls

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