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Cassandra, whose hair has already begun to fall out from her court-mandated chemotherapy, could face a similar outcome.
But his fingers moved through her silky strands of hair, and then down her neck.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
One report has the AirAsia Airbus flying at a speed very close to what would trigger a low speed stall.
She used electrolysis to banish the prickly hair from her delicate face.
They dye their hair and alter their clothes, but not enough to attract attention from authorities.North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom|Lizzie Crocker|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
His hair was darker—almost brown save at the temples, where age had faded it to an ashen colour.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He frowned, and bent his head, and his long hair fell over his face, while the poor Stuttgardter sat there like a beaten hound.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
He stood before the glass hung above the wash bench and 369 smoothed his hair.
British Dictionary definitions for hair trigger
- any mechanism, reaction, etc, set in operation by slight provocation
- (as modifier)a hair-trigger temper