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Seen in silhouette against the backdrop of a full moon, a man is stabbing someone already slumped in his arms.
The silhouette of the TenNine is so outlandish that Hoka actually had testers wear darkened sunglasses so they couldn’t see the shoes before they tried them.
In ways that can put you in mind of William Kentridge’s torn-paper animations, he has even found ways to exploit rough-and-ready silhouettes, suggesting skyscrapers and cities, or moving figures.
After 10 years, a redbud will be approximately 15 feet high and as much across, though sensitive pruning can control its spread while keeping its natural silhouette.
Forecasters search for previous instances of similar trends, associate values like “comfort” with colors, fabrics and silhouettes, then settle on recommendations that their clients use to decide what to design.
In the dimly-lighted doorway of a corner house the figure of a Chinaman showed as a motionless silhouette.
DOPESAX ROHMER
It was then easy enough to obtain a fairly accurate silhouette, by either outlining the profile or cutting it out from the screen.
He existed, moreover, only in contour; he never rose above harmoniously outlined silhouette.
Pete produced the silhouette of a young lady, and handed it round.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
Looking in the same direction I saw, through the haze, the sharp outlines of a city in gray silhouette.

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