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adjective as in bald

adjective as in hairless

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These swaggering Cossack troops were recognized by their clean-shaven heads with the exception of topknots, elegant mustaches, vibrant Tatar attire, and boisterous attitude to go along.

At the time he had a beard, but the sharp odor permeated it, forcing him to go clean-shaven.

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Co-starring a clean-shaven and prettied-up Affleck, the video sees the pair cuddling on a yacht.

From Vox

Among the guests at the Vodka Grill was Prince’s business partner, Artemenko, a tall, clean-shaven lobbyist in his early 50s.

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Clean-shaven and balding, Saleem is in his forties and walks with a limp.

One day, he took a monk with a cleanly shaven head and had him walk around a light bulb to demonstrate this theory.

Patrick Bateman was clean-shaven, and look at how he spent his evenings.

The Daily Beast has learned that a young clean-shaven Tarkhan joined the U.S-funded Georgian army in 2006.

One of them fetched Manuel, nicknamed Barba (Spanish for beard), who was, of course, clean shaven.

He looks about thirty-five, has a clean-shaven intelligent face, and is dressed in a dark tweed suit.

His chin, thrust slightly forward in a manner almost aggressive, showed the dusk of close-shaven hair.

In other words, the crown of his head was to be shaven, and his long hair tightly coiled upon the bare place thus made.

And priests sit in their temples, having their garments rent, and their heads and beards shaven, and nothing upon their heads.

It was very quiet and still in the garden, with its close-shaven lawns and the clinging scent of the roses.


On this page you'll find 133 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shaven, such as: bare, hairless, naked, baldheaded, depilated, and exposed.

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