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bare

Descriptive of a piece of material which is smaller than the specified dimensions; scant.
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During one chase sequence, the prairie dog ran ahead of the ferret toward a burrow mound and leapt in a blocking motion as the ferret, with bared teeth, ran past the prairie dog and burrow mound.
Close-up wide smiles like his can often be seen as a form of feigned attack by a baby who wouldn't understand the skills of political masking and might just see bared teeth.
It was revealed that the bravado and bared teeth were but a show, put on when Spooky was sure that a family member was within viewing distance.
from the glitz of the red carpet, George Clooney has pricked consciences by talking about the Darfur conflict and Haiti earthquake while behind the camera, his films have bared teeth at the political establishment.
Behind the camera, his award-winning films have bared teeth at the political establishment, most notably in Good Night, And Good Luck, which charted the fierce war of words between crusading journalist Edward R Murrow and divisive Senator Joseph McCarthy.
It's that scrunched-up nose, bared teeth look you usually see on the face of someone who's stepped into an elevator after a bloke who's just broken wind.
The only significant problem with this character trait is that time keeps moving forward and in the end, when you find yourself shaking with cold on some frozen Arctic tundra facing a white-furred bear with bared teeth, you can't help but ask yourself if it might not have been better to just say no half a year earlier.
Faithless producer Rolo Armstrong is happy to accommodate though this debut's string-laden songs often offer plummy smoothness when bared teeth and more grit would be preferable.