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Having large, gentle, dark eyes.‘portraits of doe-eyed young girls’
- ‘Though the doe-eyed beauty denied the story, the word had spread and many other stories that went with it.’
- ‘Whether one prefers pretty boys to rugged types, or strong-featured women to doe-eyed waifs, may reveal more about a person than we realize.’
- ‘A knock on her chamber door wrenched Sisilla from her sorrowful reverie, as a doe-eyed servant girl poked her head into the room.’
- ‘The star is typically a perky, doe-eyed female in a high school uniform.’
- ‘They showed the same concern with graffiti, T-shirt designs, doe-eyed cartoon figures, cute toys, robots and illustrations based on whimsical doodles.’
- ‘The shaven-headed, doe-eyed beauty was never short on shock tactics and as a result was often the target of condemnation and negative press.’
- ‘Campus will be flooded with doe-eyed high-schoolers and their parents on their March breaks March 16 as they decide the future that lays ahead.’
- ‘To this end, they kidnap Arnie's sweet, doe-eyed little daughter in her dungarees and pink sweater, and threaten to kill her if he doesn't do what they say.’
- ‘He was staring up into her eyes, in much the same way as a doe-eyed puppy would gaze at its owner, while she softly babbled away to him in an eastern European tongue.’
- ‘That is, their level of lethality is inversely proportional to their proximity to any innocent, doe-eyed, child.’
- ‘‘I feel bad for Sy,’ he tells his doe-eyed mother.’
- ‘A succession of handsome but bashful doe-eyed waiters brought over from Italy compounded our love for this place.’
- ‘Visibly disappointed, this doe-eyed beauty consoles herself after an unsuccessful attempt to enter the stadium yesterday afternoon.’
- ‘Then things weren't the same, the life that we knew had to change, croons the doe-eyed singer.’
- ‘As I matured, I grew less and less tolerant of singing animals and doe-eyed heroines.’
- ‘First, I scoped out the doe-eyed first-years fresh out of high school by going undercover as one of them.’
- ‘The actress is demure and doe-eyed but armoured with immaculate grooming as San Francisco's top wedding planner.’
- ‘This doe-eyed beauty has acted in over 100 plays all over the UK.’
- ‘After a romantic daydream (not of love but of adventure) and blinking, the doe-eyed girl hugged her books to her bosom and proceeded to him with a pale face.’
- ‘The doe-eyed actress will preside over the lamp lighting ceremony at 11.30 a.m. at the Metroplus Lifestyle Show on Thursday.’
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