physiognomy


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an outward appearance

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When the people's minds had had a little time to cool, they were ready enough to acknowledge their mistake in imagining a similarity between General Blood-and-Thunder's truculent physiognomy and the benign visage on the mountain-side.
You looked very much puzzled, Miss Eyre; and though you are not pretty any more than I am handsome, yet a puzzled air becomes you; besides, it is convenient, for it keeps those searching eyes of yours away from my physiognomy, and busies them with the worsted flowers of the rug; so puzzle on.
Brooke, and within ten yards of him, the effigy of himself: buff-colored waistcoat, eye-glass, and neutral physiognomy, painted on rag; and there had arisen, apparently in the air, like the note of the cuckoo, a parrot-like, Punch-voiced echo of his words.
Some biases are obvious while others are highly nuanced and could be based on countless aspects including race, gender, religion, ethnicity, physiognomy, schooling, physique, accent, demeanor, parentage, or even the way one holds a stare.
The Mohamed Bin Zayed School of Falconry and Desert Physiognomy, which is based in Telal Resort in Al Ain, celebrated the graduation of the first group of female falconers in the world, who mastered the principles of Arabian Falconry and its morals, rules, and ancient arts that are related to the conservation of nature.
Korean shamans, also called "mudang," communicate with the spirits to predict someone's future, while a fortune-teller uses physiognomy to tell the future, or prophecies based on the Book of Changes, four pillars or Eastern philosophy.
His work derives from his interest in the complexity of the human body, both in its physiognomy and as a thematic concern.
Death masks enjoyed a revival in the 19th century and were used to preserve the final expression and physiognomy of the famous, usually men.
The ear buds/ambient mic units are adjustable to your individual physiognomy by retractable flat, no-bind retaining cords.
As everybody knows all too well, both Marian and Dingdong are as tisoy and tisay as can be, so the inappropriate physiognomy of their new offspring was an unnecessary distraction.
Enlightenment discourse sought the difference in physiognomy.
Unfortunately, it turned out to be phrenology (the European racist pseudoscience of physiognomy is meant, not the 19th century popular US self-improvement movement).
Montaigne continues to draw attention to the way the will can cripple our judgment in "Of physiognomy.
The geometric shape of the robot was designed to match the physiognomy of a human muscle.