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Santa Cruz embraced him, with more agitation than his stately mien might have announced.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The priest of Nicaragua with solemn mien strides up the aisle and lights the altar candles with the fire struck from his cigar.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He rose too, and across the table he confronted his guest, his mien haughty, his eyes imperious.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
His mien was terrific, and his voice the more threatening in that it was not raised above a whisper.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
Unfortunately all this paper does not feed him; and he is so thin, has such a mien, that you ask yourself on what he lives.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
What an opera-singer she could have been, with that rich vibrant voice, and the mien of a disinherited goddess!
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Then Iftikhar stepped to the edge of the parapet, and stood in his blazing dress—a very genie in mien and glory.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Standing in the centre of the chamber was a man of swarthy skin and haughty mien, his expression cruel and deceitful.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
Like Monella, he was far above the usual height; and, like him, was of imposing presence and stately mien.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
As fine as five-pence is her mien,No drum was ever tighter; Her glance is as the razor keen,And not the sun is brighter.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO MIEN

  • air
  • aspect
  • behavior
  • cloak
  • color
  • cover
  • demeanor
  • disguise
  • disguisement
  • dress
  • facade
  • face
  • false front
  • false show
  • fashion
  • form
  • front
  • mask
  • mien
  • mode
  • pose
  • posture
  • role
  • seeming
  • semblance
  • shape
  • show
  • showing
  • simulacrum
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