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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human
deep-setˌdeep-ˈset adjective  HBHdeep-set eyes seem to be further back into the face than most people’s
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deep-setHis eyes were deep-set and almost feverish, shining out from under craggy brows.The eyes were deep-set and shadowed.There seems to be on his face, and in his deep-set eyes, an expression of profound sadness and disillusionment.Her firm jaw slanted sideways, and her large, deep-set eyes seemed often to be staring at some-thing in the distance.His deep-set eyes were normally narrowed against intrusion.Father Vic was a wiry man in his late forties with a sharp nose and darting, deep-set eyes.He was sitting on the Café-Restaurant's deep-set verandah, shaded almost to the point of darkness against the morning sun.I lounged on the couch in the attic sitting-room, pyramidal in shape with deep-set windows.
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