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chiselled

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɪz(ə)ld
 
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Definition of chiselled in English:

adjective

1(Of wood or stone) shaped or cut with a chisel: the squared shapes of the chiselled stone
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  • The aisles and nave of the church are connected by arches which are held up by 18 imposing stone pillars made from well chiselled limestone.
  • Although tests on chiselled stones showed that the caves have existed for at least 1,500 years, it was only about 15 months ago that they were first discovered by a local farmer, by accident.
  • Armies of gilded statuettes of saintly figures adorned little notches in the chiselled stone walls and framed iconographic pictures hung from any spaces which weren't already occupied.
1.1(Of a man’s facial features) strongly and clearly defined: the chiselled features of a male model
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  • Everyone's favourite hero brings his tanned and chiselled features, facial mole and quite possibly his new girlfriend, Anna Kournikova, to Glasgow.
  • With his strongly chiselled features, apart from their eyes and hair, the twins looked almost nothing alike.
  • She stared over at him, watched sweat begin to trickle down the side of his clearly chiseled features, slipping across his light brown, tan-colored skin.

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