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noun as in side of human face

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Every time your significant other puts on this face balm, it will be like you’re delivering them a little kiss on the cheek.

He made what he called a “tongue-in-cheek” run for president in 1984 as a Republican, then trumpeted himself as a Democrat 14 years later in support of President Bill Clinton during his sex-tinged impeachment proceedings in Congress.

Never wrap him in her arms, lay her cheek against his head, whisper that she was there, that everything would be okay.

Next, check if the sides of the mask are bulging out from your cheeks.

Dragging the color across the lid can lead to a lot of fallout onto the cheeks, which is difficult to clean up.

“The lies of the government shocked us,” says Fatima, as the tears flow slowly from her eyes and down her cheek.

Scrutinizing the lines on your face, she strokes your cheek and asks if your boss is working you too hard.

Bakari reaches out, strokes Bundy's cheek and stares into his eyes longingly.

However, I spent enough time with him and other players to witness moments, comments and actions that were not so tongue-in-cheek.

But Tony Bennett will get a free pass on his latest release, Cheek to Cheek.

Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?

He has told me that their society produced on him the effect of the cool hands of saints against his cheek.

A lurid spot on each cheek showed burning red through the bronze of his skin.

A burning crimson flushed over the cheek of Wharton, as Louis uttered this ardent appeal to friendship and to Heaven.

As he stepped forward to salute her, she presented her cheek to him, and suddenly stabbed him dead at her feet.


On this page you'll find 79 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cheek, such as: chop, choppers, gill, and jowl.

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