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Synonyms for lip

pay lip service to something or someone

Synonyms

  • pretend to support
  • support insincerely
  • support hypocritically

smack or lick your lips

Synonyms for lip

to flow against or along

Synonyms for lip

either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking

(botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx

the top edge of a vessel or other container

either the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture of a gastropod's shell

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The whites tried in vain to elicit an explanation from Tarzan; but to all their queries he but shook his head, a grim and knowing smile curving his lips.
A little stream of blood trickled down the giant's smooth skin from the wound in his side; but no murmur of pain passed his lips.
For an instant the dancers paused, and in the silence of the interval there rose from the lips of the fast-bound white man an answering shriek, more fearsome and more terrible than that of the jungle-beast that had roused it.
The touch of those pure lips brought the man to himself.
I have no wife; nor within the limits of my memory have my lips ever before touched the lips of another, for I do not remember my mother.
The Outlaw of Torn raised the little circlet to his lips, and then slipped it upon the third finger of his left hand.
There was pity in her eyes that became laughter on her lips.
Kennedy rushed toward the well, slid down the dampened steps, and flung himself at full length by the side of a fresh spring, in which he plunged his parched lips.
To carry it to his lips, and to half empty it at a draught, was the work of an instant, and the three travellers offered up thanks from the depths of their hearts to that Providence who had so miraculously saved them.
Cornelius darted with one spring from the window to the door, his lips met those of Rosa, who told him, with a kiss, --
He looked at her steadfastly, and somehow the laugh died away from her lips.
Laurie drew his hand across his eyes, but could not speak till he had subdued the choky feeling in his throat and steadied his lips.
It was a piteous sight, the once rosy face so changed and vacant, the once busy hands so weak and wasted, the once smiling lips quite dumb, and the once pretty, well-kept hair scattered rough and tangled on the pillow.
Leaning low over this dearest of her sisters, she kissed the damp forehead with her heart on her lips, and softly whispered, "Goodby, my Beth.
As if awaked by the stir, Hannah started out of her sleep, hurried to the bed, looked at Beth, felt her hands, listened at her lips, and then, throwing her apron over her head, sat down to rock to and fro, exclaiming, under her breath, "The fever's turned, she's sleepin' nat'ral, her skin's damp, and she breathes easy.