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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.
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.