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Word: physiognomy

Definition: face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features


Sentences Containing 'physiognomy'

Full of this idea, Villefort's face became so joyous, that when he turned to Dantes, the latter, who had watched the change on his physiognomy, was smiling also.
He saw, the history says, the very countenance, the very face, the very look, the very physiognomy, the very effigy, the very image of the bachelor Samson Carrasco!
In his childhood and during their studies in elementary school he attended in Cananea, the coexistence of Jorge Figueroa with his classmates was overshadowed by the provocations of which was the subject of Indian ancestry, even if that race was no longer evident in physiognomy due to dilution of the mixture.
Maqroll, his most well-known character, is of indeterminate origin, nationality, age and physiognomy.
Physiognomy, like every other human science, is but a passing fable.
What my aunt saw, or did not see, I defy the science of physiognomy to have made out, without her own consent.
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