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I cupped my searing left cheek in my hand as I sobbed, muffling my mouth with the other so not to wake my daughter.

He stands in the middle of the sidewalk, eyes closed, head tilted to one side, the harmonica cupped in his hands.

Situated at 5,400 feet, it's encircled by jagged peaks that make you feel you're cupped inside a caldera.

One of the pictures showed Vice President Dick Cheney outside the Oval Office, hands cupped in front of his groin.

He had a picture cupped in his hand, and asked me if I knew this man.

Despite the speed of his dive, they were gaining on him, coming up fast; one snout that ended in a cupped depression was plain.

One week later he decided that he should have cupped his hands and shouted, "You hypotenuse hussy!"

In his left hand he held them, and the coins brimmed his cupped palm.

A pair of arms crept round my neck, and slim white fingers cupped my chin.

Another example of this kind, which occurs more frequently in practice, is a cupped ring such as shown in Figure 129.


On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cupped, such as: biconcave, dented, dimpled, dipped, excavated, and hollow.

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