diffusing warmth and friendliness
Cummack narrowed his eyes, and his face, generally relaxed and amiable, grew stern and menacing.Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn
synonyms: friendly; good-natured
a swampy arm or slow-moving outlet of a lake
Steamboats, with accommodations equal to the best regulated hotels, are plying through every river and bayou.Norman, B. M.
contort the face to indicate a certain mental state
England's Mike Brown grimaces in pain while being treated for a thumb injury during the first Test defeat to South Africa.
impossible to subdue
Disease had crushed his body, but the indomitable spirit was unquenched.Roby, John
unconquerable; unyielding; not easily overcome
capable of being shaped or bent
In the past 40 years, however, researchers discredited this theory, revealing instead how malleable, or “plastic,” the brain is throughout our lives.Scientific American (Jan 4, 2011)
having excitement and emotional appeal
During the attack on Mumbai by Pakistani terrorists in 2008, critics said she and other television reporters were excessively theatrical and melodramatic.New York Times (Dec 3, 2010)
overly dramatic, emotional, or sentimental; sensational
The war poet Rupert Brooke had succumbed to an infection and was dying.
to die; to yield or give in to an overpowering force or desire
vigorous and animated
"He's alert, vibrant, no fever, sitting up, watching television, eating his meals and in good spirits," Ross said in a telephone interview.
the human face
Some patients want surgeons to dig deeper, cutting away at bones underneath their faces to create a more perfect visage.
facial expression; appearance
determined by chance or impulse rather than by necessity
His fantastical, whimsical stories, blending horror, humour and sentiment – instantly recognisable in style – appealed to editors and readers across the board.
full ourious ideas or notions; oddly out of the ordinary; unpredictable
Чего желаете. - Сеньор Ролдан из агентства сопровождения Белена сказал мне, что вы… Взмахом руки консьерж заставил Беккера остановиться и нервно оглядел фойе. - Почему бы нам не пройти сюда? - Он подвел Беккера к конторке.