downturned

downturned

(ˈdaʊnˌtɜːnd)
adj
turned downwards
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Bert was crumbling the last of his bread into the last of his soup, eking it out as long as possible, when suddenly he became aware that every one was looking at a pair of feet that were dangling across the downturned open doorway.
He never smiles in photos, keeping his mouth tightly downturned -- though it may be because he has problems with his teeth, a chronic periodontitis that's plagued him since childhood and ravaged his gums to the point where he can't even wear false teeth anymore.
At first the boys thought a nun was walking towards them near Timothy White's - and then they saw it was a man with a grey, ghastly face - bulging eyes, no nose and a downturned mouth.
Perhaps it is the downturned cast of the eyes that gives it its sense of suffering and intensity.
A ground of downturned faces, watched a team in such a mess.
What is a Golden Orphan?" She smiled with a motherly tap on my downturned hand.
The crowd was particularly hostile to CNN -- of whom Trump has been most critical -- but as the president continued his lengthy aside the angry boos, shouts and downturned thumbs were directed to almost all of the journalists packed inside the small media zone.
Comparison of the phenotypic manifestations in the current case with those of 9p deletion syndrome and 3p duplication syndrome Current case 9p Deletion 3p Duplication syndrome syndrome Flat occiput + - High forehead + + Full cheeks - + Microretrognathia + + Short, broad neck + + Hypertelorism + + Upslanting palpebral fissure + - Bilateral epicanthal fold + + Small nose - + Wide and flat nasal bridge + + Long philtrum + - Small mouth + - Downturned corners, mouth - + Widely spaced nipples + + Hypotonia + + Congenital heart defect + +
Common terns are graceful fliers but have a more direct and powerful flight than the other terns, while they can be seen fishing for small fish with a downturned beak before diving headfirst into the water.
reticence, how I want to explore it, and the downturned hare
Sophisticated derivatives were used to borrow money to make investments that created higher returns in a good market but when the stock market downturned in 2007 the multi-billion-dollar hedge funds faltered and soon enough the U.S.
It was a profoundly poignant image: Thirty to 40 teens huddled together in a small dark room, their downturned faces illuminated by cellphones as they learned about an active shooter prowling their school.