Words nearby skin-deep
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It could be written off as largely cosmetic, but increasingly appears more than skin-deep.
Its molluscan characteristics were only skin-deep, evidently an adaptation to a mode of life like that of mollusks.The Whence and the Whither of Man|John Mason Tyler
It burns, consumes, pains with intolerable torment; it is no skin-deep trouble, it penetrates to the very marrow.Expositor's Bible: The Song of Solomon|Walter Adeney
Soap and water have worked a visible cure already, that must go more than skin-deep.A Ten Year War|Jacob A. Riis