beauty spot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n beauty spot a spot that is worn on a lady's face for adornment
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Beauty spot a patch or spot placed on the face with intent to heighten beauty by contrast.
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Usage

In literature:

A beautiful spot to rest and a glorious book of nature to read.
"Evening Round Up" by William Crosbie Hunter
Grejsdal is another beautiful spot inland from the fjord, past which the primitive local train takes us to Jellinge.
"Denmark" by M. Pearson Thomson
This is the most interesting spot in Tarbes; and its beautiful promenade by the river is also attractive.
"Béarn and the Pyrenees" by Louisa Stuart Costello
They arrived at last, tired and breathless, but the wild secluded beauty of the spot quite repaid them for their trouble.
"Isabel Leicester" by Clotilda Jennings
Look at them: they are terrifying and superb; their spots are an element in their beauty.
"Napoleon the Little" by Victor Hugo
It was the beauty spot of the world.
"Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
This was a beautiful spot.
"Pluck on the Long Trail" by Edwin L. Sabin
The scene rivalled one of the beauty-spots of Switzerland.
"For the Sake of the School" by Angela Brazil
Nothing could be more beautiful than the appearance of this little spot.
"Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by James Athearn Jones
Siegfried was a young warrior of peerless strength and beauty, invulnerable except in one spot between his shoulders.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
Here Nature's gifts, all lavishly displayed, Make this a spot most fair and beautiful.
"The Song of the Exile--A Canadian Epic" by Wilfred S. Skeats
On the beautiful summer afternoon on which we first see it, it certainly looks one of the fairest spots in creation.
"A Dog with a Bad Name" by Talbot Baines Reed
It was a beautiful spot, for we lay as it were in a circle of mountains, the tall Souffriere with its volcano peak overtopping them all.
"The White Squall" by John Conroy Hutcheson
In all the beautiful world there can be few spots so beautiful as the lake of Thun, as seen upon a glorious September afternoon!
"Sisters Three" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
I think it one of the loveliest spots I ever beheld, commanding beautiful views every way.
"Journal of a Voyage to Brazil" by Maria Graham
Had Uraga been influenced by a sense of sylvan beauty, he could not have chosen a spot more suitable for his camping-place.
"The Lone Ranche" by Captain Mayne Reid
His activity is nocturnal, and his beautiful spotted body may not be seen except by the silver light of the moon.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
We camped in a beautiful spot down on the Tana.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
They never touch our sensitive spots, and they call out all that is spontaneous and sweet and beautiful.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
The boys simply danced, as they went down the hill, so great was the joy and the freedom of that beautiful spot.
"The Wonder Island Boys: Adventures on Strange Islands" by Roger Thompson Finlay
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In poetry:

I hope, indeed, the singer knew
The little spot of land
On which the mountain beauty grew
That withers in my hand.
"Heath from the Highlands" by Henry Kendall
Oh! beautiful Torquay, with your lovely scenery,
And your magnificent cottages sloping down to the sea,
You are the most charming spot in all England,
With your picturesque bay and villas most grand.
"Beautiful Torquay" by William Topaz McGonagall
Their eyes were lit with artless trust;
Hope thrilled their every tone:
"A place the loveliest, is it not?
A pure delight, a beauty-spot
Where all is gentle, pure and just
And ??violence?? is unknown?"
"The Cave Of The Unborn" by Thomas Hardy
Beautiful Balmermo on the bonnie banks of Tay,
It's a very bonnie spot in the months of June or May;
The scenery there is charming and fascinating to see,
Especially the surroundings of the old Abbey,
"Beautiful Balmerino" by William Topaz McGonagall
We pardon faults in youth's gay flow,
While beauty prompts the cheek to glow,
While every glance has power to warm,
And every turn displays a charm,
Nor view a spot in that fair face,
Which smiles inimitable grace.
"To Ladies Of A Certain Age" by John Trumbull
Then St. Fillans is a beautiful spot, I must confess,
It is really a picture of rural loveliness;
Because out of the quiet lake the river ripples merrily,
And all round are hills beautiful in shape and nothing uncomely.
"Beautiful Comrie" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Luxury cosmetic store The Detox Market comes to town: Beauty Spot.
Single mom creates beauty hot spot .
Just try to imagine something that claims to "hit the sweet spot of emerging technology, seamless integration and stunning beauty.".
A strand of pearls works when you're visiting your grandma or dressing up as Holly Golightly, but now it's finding a spot in the unlikeliest of places: beauty kits.
A beauty spot to rival our own.
Chimenti's style includes VFX-heavy work, beautiful montages and comedy spots.
Sage-roasted rabbit in Provence, fiery fish curry in Sri Lanka: The best new resort restaurants offer spectacular dishes like these in some of the most beautiful spots in the world.
The color purple has come a long way in the beauty world since its dark lip liner stint in the 90s JLo was recently spotted in the plum hue at the L.A.
This tiny, sunny spot, beautifully decorated with African artifacts, offers zesty Caribbean cooking.
"This is a phenomenal campus, just a beautiful spot," she said.
You may have spotted this beautiful boat cruising our area of the Columbia River today.
Beautiful coastline, mountainous backdrop, and year round sunshine make Santa Barbara a perfect vacation spot.
This week he published another time-lapse video of beautiful spots in the Southwest, including a handful of California spots.
So imagine you're out hiking on a beautiful autumn day when you spot a black bear in the not so distant distance.
1493 – Columbus spots three manatees, mistakes them for mermaids, and describes them as "not half as beautiful as they are painted" (More info).
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In science:

For those struggling to understand complicated phenomena like the active nucleus of NGC 4258, with its beautifully precise maser spots orbiting in a thin, warped disk, these machines seem to offer the seductive possibility of creating a detailed and comprehensive simulation.
Numerical Models of Accretion Disks
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