smooth back

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"Pollyanna, what does all this mean?" demanded Aunt Polly, hurriedly removing her hat, and trying to smooth back her disordered hair.
Smooth Back Shaping Pomade is for "keeping it classic." After years of style experimentation, the pompadour remains one of Beckham's most iconic looks, a classic base that he's played with to give it either a red-carpet finish or a more casual twist.
Look what I'm whippin on, he says, his smooth back to the camera.
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Some of the P10 Plus colour variants have a smooth back while others, like my gold review sample, are very slightly stippled apart from a small strip along the top that houses camera lenses and flash.
Excited shouts from the crew, some of whom had never seen a sperm whale before, alerted us to the creature's smooth back, which bobbed in the water beside our boat, emitting occasional breaths through its blowhole.
Take some frosting/buttercream onto your palette knife and working on one quarter at a time smooth back and forth to get a nice thick even covering as you did on the top of the cake, making sure you cover all the way down to the plate.
The walls are donned with posters and memorabilia predominantly related to rock music and culture of the 1970s and 80s while there is a smooth back drop of music from the same era constantly playing in the background.
The process of making a flat, smooth back is called "lapping." Fortunately, you only have to lap a chisel once.
They are around five to six metres in length, and adults are pure white with a small bulbous head and an arched smooth back without any dorsal fin.