She was perfectly composed, occasionally flashing a wry smile and speaking in thoughtful, well-turned phrases.
You can see, upon close inspection, the mark of the planer on his well-turned sentences.
The scholar, too, was remembered with a toast, to which he replied with well-turned phrases.
But he paid the singer so easy and well-turned a compliment as put to shame the clumsy "Thanks, O'Reilly!"
He thought of her humorous eyes, and of her strong, well-turned chin.
He shuffled, nervously slapping his well-turned calves with Harlequin's lath-sword.
His well-turned compliments were as fine as his smart repartees.
From smiling, well-turned out “castmembers” to construction workers with butt-crack-itis and grouchy expressions.
In trying for a well-turned line they forget to look at well-turned ankles.
She concluded by a well-turned and pathetic allusion to her state of health, which indeed was pitiable enough.