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He is less corpulent, and his legs are shorter; in the stomach and intestines, there is a difference of conformation.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
His exterior conformation resembles that of man, he has arms, hands, and fingers.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The elephant is yet more singular in the conformation of his feet, and the texture of his skin.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
With this change a corresponding change takes place in the conformation of the surface and the general aspect of the country.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
The physical conformation of the still extant Iberians, has nothing definitely characteristic about it.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Physically, the Kaffre has the advantage of the Negro in the conformation of the face and skull.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Both are Negroes of the most typical kind, in respect to their physical conformation.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
This epithet indicates a change in physiognomy; and, indeed, the physical conformation of the Burmese tribes requires attention.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Its language (known to us by a vocabulary) is monosyllabic; its physical conformation, that of the unmodified Indian.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Still their language is essentially Malay; and their physical conformation passes into that of the Malays by numerous transitions.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONFORMATION

  • anatomy
  • appearance
  • attitude
  • bod
  • body
  • build
  • carriage
  • cast
  • chassis
  • configuration
  • conformation
  • constitution
  • delineation
  • development
  • frame
  • mass
  • measurements
  • outline
  • physique
  • pose
  • posture
  • proportions
  • shadow
  • silhouette
  • substance
  • torso
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