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And with a meditative frown puckering his brows, Dr. Dean folded his hands behind his back and retired to his own room, from whence he did not emerge all day.
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His complexion contrasted oddly with his plentiful snow-white hair, his eyes were dark and piercing, and he had an odd way of contracting them and puckering up his cheeks into innumerable wrinkles when he looked earnestly at objects.
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Adrian lifted and let fall the stupid inanimate limbs of the gone wretch, puckering his mouth queerly.
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For answer Morny with flashing eyes literally snatched up his shirt-sleeve, baring his thin white left arm and displaying in the fleshy part a curious puckering and discoloration, evidently the scar of a bad wound.
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She stood before him, puckering her brows a little as she searched to remember the words-"'_On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded the seven chamberlains_-'" "Spare me.
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EPILOGUE Ruth Lady Vyell stood in the empty minster beneath her husband's epitaph, and conned it, puckering her brow slightly in the effort to keep her thoughts collected.
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All tapestries are liable to suffer by the double nature of their materials-their woollen surface and linen threads which are affected by both damp and heat crinkling the forms and puckering the faces, and bringing out unexpected expressions and deformities.
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Miles sank deep into the couch, smirking and puckering his dim- ples.
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Will the draper, with his round good-humoured face and puckering smile, ever spread thunderous wings and cleave the air up to the throne of God?
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Then an idea occurred to him, and puckering his face shrewdly he began to descend.
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She was indeed preserved; and from the puckering taste she left in her wake, it might be suspected that she was pickled.
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Constance signed the paper gravely, puckering her lips adorably as she made a careful business of it.
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In the later school of Attic sculpture they are treated with more and more of refinement, till in some happy moment Praxiteles conceived a model, often repeated, which concentrates this sentiment of true humour concerning them; a model of dainty natural ease in posture, but with the legs slightly crossed, as only lowly-bred gods are used to carry them, and with some puzzled trouble of youth, you might wish for a moment [17] to smoothe away, puckering the forehead a little, between the pointed ears, on which the goodly hair of his animal strength grows low.
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But it was quite impossible for him to give an affirmative reply to her question without puckering up his lips and putting his hands in his trouser pockets.
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Men raised their eyebrows, with a significant puckering of the lips, when she slipped quietly through the halls; and women narrowed their eyes, and looked questioningly at one another.
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Jason, as he spoke, passed his hard, brown finger over the upper and then the under row of his teeth; but the housekeeper, puckering her mouth in the attempt to hide many a blemish behind her own lips, answered: "Your teeth are as faithful to you as our hair is to us, for men know how to use them more stoutly than women.
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He turned his eyes full upon the withered face that was puckering itself into a smile, but seemed to behold it not.
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Antonyms: intermittent, occasional, inconstant. contraband, a. prohibited, forbidden, unlawful, illegal. contract, v. reduce, narrow, condense; incur, acquire; covenant, agree; shrivel, shrink; syncopate. contract, n. agreement, compact, covenant, pact, protocol, treaty, concordat, convention, stipulation. contracting, a. astringent, puckering, contractile. contraction, n. astriction, constriction, stricture, syncopation, condensation. contradict, v. gainsay, controvert, impugn, dispute, contravene.
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Examples of Puckering

Example #1
Armand Gervase in the meanwhile was making himself the life and soul of everything at the Mena House Hotel.
Example #2
He struck up an easy acquaintance with several of the visitors staying there,-said pretty things to young women and pleasant things to old,-and in the course of a few hours succeeded in becoming the most popular personage in the place.
Example #3
He did so to Miss Matty when he first came in.
Example #4
For his clothes had an out-of-the-way foreign cut about them, and his face was deep brown, as if tanned and re-tanned by the sun.
Example #5
The principal male performer, then, is my cousin, Mr. Feverel?
Example #6
Adrian inspected the oblivious Ripton with philosophic gravity.