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His listening attitude had a sort of angular and sorrowful grace.

Bertheroy was a tall and lean septuagenarian, with angular features.

He had a smooth, angular face, black hair and black, penetrating eyes.

The pores or alveoli are angular elongated, white at first, then straw-color.

The spores in some species are even and in others, rough and angular.

Everybody was odious to her, and her angular face was snapping all round.

Sometimes this spectre was of an angular form, sometimes a circle, and sometimes an oval.

Stooping over them was the angular figure of Nichols, the second mate.

She had unearthed her check book, and was writing words and figures as angular as herself.

She had a full forehead, a sharp, angular face and a sad expression.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Latin angularis "having corners or angles," from angulus (see angle (n.)). Earlier in an astrological sense, "occupying a cardinal point of the zodiac" (late 14c.). Angulous "having many corners" is from mid-15c.

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