compressed


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pressed tightly together

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reduced in volume by pressure

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flattened laterally along the whole length (e

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His mouth was large, but compressed, and possessing a great share of expression and character, and, when opened, it discovered a perfect set of short, strong, and regular teeth.
The river is again compressed into a channel from fifty to a hundred feet wide, worn through a rough bed of hard black rock, along which it boils and roars with great fury for the distance of three miles.
So much misery--so slow and hideous a growth of hatred and sin, may be compressed into a sentence
His lips were compressed, and the two lines which had formed themselves beside his mouth might have made it appear at a first glance that he was smiling.
His Opposite Number worked at it like a mule--a bewildered mule, beaten from behind, coaxed from in front, and propped on either soft side by Lord Lundie of the compressed mouth and the searing tongue.
That little monosyllable was all he uttered; its tone seemed cold and unconcerned to an ear like Peter Hovenden's; and yet there was in it the stifled outcry of the poor artist's heart, which he compressed within him like a man holding down an evil spirit.
She compressed her lips with an angry glance at me as if I could help her wrinkles, then she sighed.
On hearing these words, Mousqueton bowed, pale and trembling; his shoulders shook convulsively; his countenance, compressed by a frightful grief, appeared from between his icy hands, and the spectators saw him stagger and hesitate, as if, though wishing to leave the hall, he did not know the way.
If anyone comes meddling again," said he, emitting the words separately through his thin compressed lips, "I will throw him down there.
The Prince compressed his lips, and knit his brow and his eyelids dropped so as to hide his eyes for an instant.
One may judge, therefore, of the tremendous pressure on this gas when compressed within a space 4,000 times too confined.
In a similar manner to that described in the Geological Transactions, the tubes are generally compressed, and have deep longitudinal furrows, so as closely to resemble a shrivelled vegetable stalk, or the bark of the elm or cork tree.
A heavy swivel-hook, baited with fat salt-pork, was dropped overside; and by the time I had compressed the severed veins and arteries, the sailors were singing and heaving in the offending monster.
It was at the bottom of a page, and was for want of room compressed into a smaller space than that occupied by the marriages above.
A week, a day, an hour, were each implored, with an earnestness commensurate to the value they receive, when a whole life is compressed into their short duration.