gauntness

All Noun
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  • He is the strongest man I ever saw, and his gauntness is all muscle. Cited from The Melting of Molly, by Maria Thompson Daviess
  • Taller the tree certainly did seem, the gauntness of its now naked stem being more marked than before. Cited from The Woodlanders, by Thomas Hardy
  • His is a wall-paper with a vengeance - one quarter of the universe laid bare in all its gauntness. Cited from Across The Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Then she noticed the gauntness of his bronzed face and how lean he was. Cited from The Gold Trail, by Harold Bindloss
  • His face had lost something of its hint of gauntness, even before his chief engineer had swung down from the saddle. Cited from Then I'll Come Back to You, by Larry Evans
  • His features, always inclined to gauntness, became even sharper and more pronounced. Cited from Round The Red Lamp, By Arthur Conan Doyle
  • A three days' beard heightened the gauntness of his face; he did not move when his padrona announced her. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • There will be no great change required in his gauntness, in his pallor, in his coldness, and in his smell. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • But in the grayness and gauntness of him there was something that was mightier than the strength of youth. Cited from The Hunted Woman, by James Oliver Curwood
  • It seemed to her that she never had noticed before how mature Billy's face was in its new gauntness, nor how deep and direct was his gaze. Cited from Lydia of the Pines, by Honore` Willsie Morrow
  • His severe visage has softened over the years; he's lost a bike racer's gauntness.
  • "Yet you are a lover to soften the heart with gauntness." Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • In personal appearance, aside from some angularities, considerable gauntness, and much sunburn, Seth told himself that he was not different from other men. Cited from The Way of the Wind, by Zoe Anderson Norris
  • Strangely young too, almost a boy; tall and slight as his own sword, the grey eyes big under dark brows, the face sun-golden and lean almost to gauntness. Cited from The Gentleman, by Alfred Ollivant
  • Just now he was bronzed, spare, even inclining to gauntness. Cited from Foe-Farrell, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Everett was tall, broad and muscular, but thin almost to gauntness, and his face habitually wore the expression of deep weariness. Cited from Rose of Old Harpeth, by Maria Thompson Daviess
  • And once when his smile, on one of its sudden flashes from out that dark gauntness of his face, seemed aimed directly at her she felt a quick, responsive, electric thrill. Cited from Missy, by Dana Gatlin
  • Kenny knew by the flurried brightness of his eyes sunk deep in the yellowed gauntness of his face that he was drunk. Cited from Kenny, by Leona Dalrymple
  • His silk pyjamas rather emphasized than hid his gauntness; he looked strangely worn and weak, but Kit could picture the strong passion of his love-making. Cited from The Buccaneer Farmer, by Harold Bindloss
  • Food or sleep meant nothing to him, so that his usual good-temper was sharpened and his undoubted good looks enchanced by a certain romantic gauntness under the cheek-bone. Cited from The Hawk of Egypt, by Joan Conquest
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