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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.
They may also be able to see the park's Bactrian camels and white-lipped deer, and a range of native Scottish birds and insects.
White-lipped peccary and collared peccary are species of feral pigs found in ecosystems from southern North America throughout South America (SICURO & OLIVEIRA 2002).
(2009) determined that the white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari) was one of the main prey species for the jaguar.
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.
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.