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noun as in contour

noun as in profile

noun as in silhouette

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Example Sentences

Every lineament of her beautiful features was tattooed indelibly on his memory; he knew she would haunt him forever.

What he did there is unknown, but when he issued forth his face was hard set, every lineament bearing the stamp of resolution.

It was not the living, laughing girl whom she had known—the stamp of death was set upon every fair lineament.

The old Indian looked silently at him for a moment, some mysterious, all-absorbing joy revealed in every lineament of his face.

Her face speaks in every lineament; theirs are rouged and wrinkled masks.


On this page you'll find 177 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lineament, such as: aspect, attribute, component, essence, flavor, and nature.

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