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Adj.1.white-lipped - having white lips from fear or terrorwhite-lipped - having white lips from fear or terror
afraid - filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions"
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Godfrey joined them immediately, unable to rest without hearing every word--trying to control himself, but conscious that if any one noticed him, they must see that he was white-lipped and trembling.
Barry, coming to the door in answer to a timid knock, found a white-lipped eager-eyed suppliant on the doorstep.
Ross also illegally kept a deathstalker scorpion, two white-lipped vipers, a saw-scaled viper, a puff adder, a Western diamondback rattlesnake, a king cobra and two black-necked spitting cobras.
There are two peccaries: the collared peccary and the white-lipped peccary.
The most commonly hunted mammal species include Central American agouti (Dasyprocta punctata Gray, 1842), lowland paca (Cuniculus paca Linnaeus, 1766), and both collared (Pecari tajacu Linnaeus, 1758) and white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari Link, 1795).
That is the size preferred by the white-lipped cobia.
Abstract White-lipped deer (Cervus albirostris) is very important in the natural ecosystem of the Qinghai- Tibet Plateau China.
In the lake~s watershed, vast natural forests remain in such areas as designated state and city parks as well as state preserve areas, the latter home to 13 rare species including the harpy eagle and the white-lipped peccary, the even-toed ungulate that resembles a boar.
One camera was opened by a white-lipped peccary (Tayassupecari); one camera did not function for the first half of the study; and in one case the batteries died early.
Environmentalists at Wildlife Conservation Society stumbled across the cave paintings while they were tracking white-lipped peccaries, herd-forming pig-like animals that are indicators of healthy forests.
It was that last load that I used when I took the rifle to the jungle of the Yucatan Peninsula to hunt White-lipped peccary.