Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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He smiled his close-lipped smile that made wrinkles like gashes in his cheeks.

Clark was close-lipped once, not given to levity and—to toddy.

His face reflected in the mirror was impassive and close-lipped.

The independent and close-lipped scout was riding outside the group.

This negation of hope has “close-lipped Patience for its only friend.”

His mouth was close-lipped and relentless, and did not look as if it had ever smiled.

He stood facing his cousin with a close-lipped smile that summarised his opinion and made it readable.

Yet for all his abuse this close-lipped captain of the Good Intent allowed Patsy many favours.

"That note doesn't sound a bit like Anna Towne," Lucy said in her close-lipped manner as she laid it down.

The older women, with shawls folded about their stooped shoulders, were close-lipped, somber.

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