chiseled


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chis·eled

or chis·elled  (chĭz′əld)
adj.
Made or shaped with or as if with a chisel: a finely chiseled nose.

chis•eled

(ˈtʃɪz əld)

adj.
1. cut, shaped, etc., with a chisel: chiseled stone.
2. sharply or clearly shaped; clear-cut: a finely chiseled profile.
Also, esp. Brit.,chis′elled.
[1730–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chiseled - having a clean and distinct outline as if precisely cut along the edges; "a finely chiseled nose"; "well-defined features"
distinct - easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined; "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints"
References in classic literature ?
Her finely chiseled, clean-cut face, with something red Indian about the firm mouth and strongly marked cheek bones, showed even at that distance traces of the friction of the passing years.
Her face was oval and beautiful in the extreme, her every feature was finely chiseled and exquisite, her eyes large and lustrous and her head surmounted by a mass of coal black, waving hair, caught loosely into a strange yet becoming coiffure.
The program focuses on how two industry leaders chiseled down to the core values and characteristics that have set them apart.