Sentence Examples


  • If we are merely loquacious and loud talkers, then we can afford to stand very near together, cheek by jowl, and feel each other's breath; but if we speak reservedly and thoughtfully, we want to be farther apart, that all animal heat and moisture may have a chance to evaporate.
  • Karay was a shaggy old dog with a hanging jowl, famous for having tackled a big wolf unaided.
  • They saw some broken-down wooden huts cheek by jowl with a line new electric station.
  • Minimalism and white space is set against deep red and black drapery; venerable beams are cheek by jowl with steel and glass.
  • There was no tone in the flaccid muscles; the jowl sagged.

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