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Both seemed downcast and miserable and were staying together for the sake of their teenage son. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She ponders the idea with a quiet downcast gaze. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her eyes are downcast as if she is lost in thought. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was as if those gifts sat meekly inside her heart with eyes downcast and wearing a hat. Christianity Today (2000)With downcast eyes they advance and retreat through a series of carefully plotted steps that maintain a tight dynamic. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But his downcast eyes examine the ground as glumly as a man who has just been told he has cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Her downcast eyes plead for dignity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His face was grey, his eyes were downcast. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Eyes remain downcast, which makes the production an introverted exercise. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Her eyes were downcast, and she did not look up as Molly drew shyly near. Wives and Daughters (1864)If summer sun is supposed to turn thoughts to romance, this year's washout must be making the unattached feel as downcast as the overcast skies. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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