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Synonyms for deep-set

having a sunken area

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He bethought him, too, as he looked at her set lips and deep-set questioning eyes, that he had heard strange tales of this same Lady Tiphaine du Guesclin.
And a queer old place it seemed, half farm, half feudal castle: fowls strutting at large about the back premises (which we were compelled to skirt), and then a front door of ponderous oak, deep-set between walls fully six feet thick, and studded all over with wooden pegs.
This man, whose costume was concealed by the crowd which surrounded him, did not appear to be more than five and thirty years of age; nevertheless, he was bald; he had merely a few tufts of thin, gray hair on his temples; his broad, high forehead had begun to be furrowed with wrinkles, but his deep-set eyes sparkled with extraordinary youthfulness, an ardent life, a profound passion.
He whipped out his lens and a tape measure, and hurried about the room on his knees, measuring, comparing, examining, with his long thin nose only a few inches from the planks, and his beady eyes gleaming and deep-set like those of a bird.
A man in dark clothes, small, unnaturally pale, with deep-set eyes and nervous, twitching mouth, stood before him.
There was a brooding expression in his deep-set eyes.
His tall, bony figure gave promise of exceptional physical strength, while his great cranium and deep-set, lustrous eyes spoke no less clearly of the keen intelligence which twinkled out from behind his bushy eyebrows.
The dull brick walls, which here and there made a grand, straight sweep; the ugly little cupolas of the wings, the deep-set windows, the long, steep pinnacles of mossy slate, all mirrored themselves in the tranquil river.
However, she owned up to other procedures, such as liposuction four years ago under Belo and making her eyelids deep-set.
With deep-set defences you've got to push your full-backs on and get balls and bodies in the box.
She had poorer vision in the right eye and deep-set eyes, which might have contributed to the unusually large number of retained foreign bodies.
The house, which measures around 4,300 square feet, features wide-plank hardwood floors, deep-set windows and doors with blue-painted shutters, vaulted and wood-beamed ceilings, and a barrel-vaulted cellar.
The vehicle features drop-shaped bagger silhouette with 'streamlining' style and the deep-set side cases with integrated taillights, new fully chrome-plated silencers, an electronic suspension with adaptive dampers and a Dynamic Traction Control system and two modes, Road and Cruise.
The first floor has four bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate toilet, while to the second floor is an L-shaped fifth bedroom which has a dormer-style window and deep-set skirting boards.
she misses the arc of her larger cinnamon-soaked, deep-set, milk-chunked