1 She took off her spectacles, wiped the moisture from them, and put them on again with an unsteady hand.
2 There were small beads of moisture on his forehead and his fists were curled into claws as if in pain.
3 As Selden turned away, he noticed the dark flush on Trenor's face, the unpleasant moisture of his intensely white forehead, the way his jewelled rings were wedged in the creases of his fat red fingers.
4 She had no umbrella and the moisture quickly penetrated her thin spring dress.
5 The invariable moisture of my hair, while plunged in deep thought, after six cups of hot tea in my thin shingled attic, of an August noon; this seems an additional argument for the above supposition.
6 In this central expanse the sea presented that smooth satin-like surface, called a sleek, produced by the subtle moisture thrown off by the whale in his more quiet moods.
7 Her clothes were dripping with moisture.
8 Now the great salt plain stretched before his eyes, and the distant belt of savage mountains, without a sign anywhere of plant or tree, which might indicate the presence of moisture.
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9 She appeared to be utterly indifferent to the circumstance that her bonnet, hair, and garments were becoming wet and disarranged by the moisture of her cold, harsh pillow.
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10 Charley wiped his own eyes, which were rather blurred with moisture, and stepped closer to the casement.
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11 Our visitor collapsed into a chair, with a ghastly face and a glitter of moisture on his brow.
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12 At such times I have seen his face, even on a cold day, glisten with moisture, as though it were new raised from a basin.
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13 The walls had a leprous aspect, and were covered with seams and scars, like a visage disfigured by some horrible malady; a repulsive moisture exuded from them.
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14 The moisture of the stones, and the viscous nature of the timber framework furnished but poor supports to which to cling, either for hand or foot.
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15 de Blacas wiped the moisture from his brow.
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