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 Sentences of compressed
Definition:
a. compact
Example:
Mobile and flexible, it was never intended to be compressed in the eternal silence of solitude: it is a mouth which should speak much and smile often, and have human affection for its interlocutor.
Sentence in Classic:
I stared in silence at Sherlock Holmes, whose lips were compressed and his brows drawn down over his eyes.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
His face was bent downward, his shoulders bowed, his lips compressed, and the veins stood out like whipcord in his long, sinewy neck.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
With compressed and parched lips and dry fixed eyes, she sat at the window, uneasily watching the people who drove past and hurriedly glancing round at anyone who entered the room.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The wounded, bandaged with rags, with pale cheeks, compressed lips, and knitted brows, held on to the sides of the carts as they were jolted against one another.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Each drop tried to spread out and occupy as much space as possible, but others striving to do the same compressed it, sometimes destroyed it, and sometimes merged with it.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Countess Mary turned red and then pale, but continued to sit with head bowed and lips compressed and gave her husband no reply.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Bumble then thrashed a boy or two, to keep up appearances; and the reverend gentleman, having read as much of the burial service as could be compressed into four minutes, gave his surplice to the clerk, and walked away again.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
She sat upright and immovable, her eyes fixed on the notes, and her lips tightly compressed, only at the end of the sonata her face glowed, her hair came loose, and a little lock fell on to her dark brow.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
And perhaps in this is the whole difference; perhaps all the wisdom, and all truth, and all sincerity, are just compressed into that inappreciable moment of time in which we step over the threshold of the invisible.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
Simply to glance at that flaxen, smoothly brushed head, at the tuft of hair he combed up on his forehead and oiled with sunflower oil, at that dignified mouth, compressed into the shape of the letter V, made one feel one was confronting a man who never doubted of himself.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky Context
His lips were thin, and though, as it seemed, compressed by thought, there was a pleasant twitch at their corners now and then.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context