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synonyms for jowl

  • cheek
  • dewlap
  • mandible
See also synonyms for: jowled
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Stuff any animal cheek-to-jowl into overly crowded pens and the oceans will fight back with rampant disease.
IS THE FUTURE OF FARMING IN THE OCEAN? (EP. 467)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 24, 2021FREAKONOMICS
A new dimension of social anxiety opened up last week, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention liberated the smiles, scowls and jowls of Americans with new guidance saying masks aren’t needed for those of us who are fully vaccinated.
WHEN IT COMES TO UNMASKING, DO WE TRUST EACH OTHER TO FOLLOW THE RULES?PETULA DVORAKMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There are the best and the worst—all who can pay the price: the reformers cheek by jowl with the mayor and the Boss, by Jove!
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
This would be cheek-by-jowl with a bet that an heir would be born to one new-married pair before another pair.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
The heavy jowl, the staring eye, and the blue-black moustache of the god made up a far-off resemblance to Mulvaney.
SOLDIER STORIESRUDYARD KIPLING
"I'll jowl your head for impudence," said Mrs. Morel, and she tied the strings of the black bonnet valiantly under her chin.
SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
His agonised eyes, fear-stricken, glinted white in the moonlight, and there was foam on his jowl.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
The strange man had iron-gray hair, a brow like Apollo, a jowl like Bill Sikes and much conversation.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
Grim and strong his jowl was, like the Sleeper's, and the dark hair three days old on it softened nothing of its lines.
KING--OF THE KHYBER RIFLESTALBOT MUNDY
His face was large and pale, his neck bulged, and he had a gross unshaven jowl.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO JOWL

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