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Synonyms for forehead



Synonyms for forehead

the part of the face above the eyes

the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits

References in classic literature ?
and she did not draw back her forehead from my lips
The deity breathed the breath of his divinity on the Diamond in the forehead of the god.
Martha," said Mary solemnly, "he is really a nice man, only his face is so miserable and his forehead is all drawn together.
His father went up to him, took him in his arms, and kissed his forehead.
As he said this he rose, went to his sister, and, stooping, kissed her forehead.
He said nothing to her but looked at her forehead and hair, without looking at her eyes, with such contempt that the Frenchwoman blushed and went away without a word.
There's a touch right here, I'll wager, on your forehead.
He touched his finger to his sensationless forehead, then smelled it and recognized the burnt flesh he had not felt burning.
Carefully folded and arranged in the corner were the horn-rimmed spectacles and the silk handkerchief of the man who was lying at Market Burnham with a bullet through his forehead.
The young forehead lifted itself into that singular expression--but it was pretty and characteristic, besides being singular--and she raised her hand, as if with an involuntary action she caught at, or stayed some passing shadow.
But this is my father's story, sir; and I begin to think" --the curiously roughened forehead was very intent upon him--"that when I was left an orphan through my mother's surviving my father only two years, it was you who brought me to England.
The expression in the forehead, which had so particularly attracted his notice, and which was now immovable, had deepened into one of pain and horror.
Here she dabbed her sister's forehead, and blew upon it a little.
Feeling that she had been sharp again, she dabbed her sister's forehead again, and blew upon it again.
We lent to Alexander the strength of Hercules, The wisdom of our foreheads, the cunning of our knees; We bowed our necks to service: they ne'er were loosed again,-- Make way there--way for the ten-foot teams Of the Forty-Pounder train!