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button lip

See definition of button lip on Dictionary.com
  • as inquiet
  • as inbutton one's lip

synonyms for button lip

  • allay
  • appease
  • assuage
  • hush
  • mollify
  • muffle
  • muzzle
  • pacify
  • please
  • relax
  • satisfy
  • soften
  • soothe
  • squelch
  • subdue
  • ameliorate
  • becalm
  • choke
  • compose
  • console
  • gag
  • gratify
  • ice
  • inactivate
  • lull
  • moderate
  • palliate
  • quieten
  • reconcile
  • settle
  • shush
  • silence
  • slack
  • smooth
  • soft pedal
  • square
  • squash
  • still
  • stroke
  • tranquilize
  • button one's lip
  • calm down
  • can it
  • clam up
  • cool it
  • cool out
  • dummy up
  • fix up
  • hold it down
  • patch things up
  • shut up
  • take the bite out of
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antonyms for button lip

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  • agitate
  • anger
  • annoy
  • depress
  • incite
  • irritate
  • provoke
  • release
  • trouble
  • upset
  • worry
  • aggravate
  • disagree
  • disturb
  • excite
  • move
  • turn up
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    How to use button lip in a sentence

    "I verily believe they're gone to look at my button," cried Davy, beginning to laugh, in spite of his fears.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    He paled a little, and sucked his lip, his eyes wandering to the girl, who stood in stolid inapprehension of what was being said.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    The eyebrows were low and thick, the upper lip was sensitive, quivering sometimes as she talked, but the lower was firm and full.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    Ze under lip rather retires, and this adds to the receding effect of the chin, you see.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    Louis turned at the exclamation, and looked on the faithful servant; but no tear was in his eye, no sound on his lip.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    A huge piece of black court plaister hid the wound on his swollen lip, a cup of tisane stood upon the table.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    With her little satin shoe she tapped the carpet, biting her under lip and seeming to be listening.
    DOPESAX ROHMER
    There were a few freckles on her face, and a small, dark mole near the under lip and one on the temple, half-hidden in her hair.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    When Fate has first granted just a sip of the wine of success the slip between the cup and lip comes hardest.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    The manipulation of the mouth and lip to produce the tone desired is called voicing and calls for considerable artistic skill.
    THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
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