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adjective as in relating to autumn; past maturity

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Our favorite recipes for late summer and early fallThe latest version that has caught my eye is this autumnal approach from Alexandra Daum’s new book, “Occasionally Eggs.”

This peaceful autumnal scene is making me hungry, you think while adjusting your cashmere beret and oversized varsity jacket.

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According to a new study published last week in Science, the autumnal senescence of leaves might counterintuitively occur sooner in the season as climate change progresses.

Fault can usually be found at any time, criticism can constantly be heard, and nobody can claim that Saturday in Washington matched some image of autumnal perfection.

For something a little more autumnal, try Carrot Soup With Toasted Spices and Pecans.

Colors were vivid and autumnal, including fuchsia and olive green with metallic shimmers.

These are autumnal deaths to expiate the sins of a people and appease the heavens so summer might return.

The pumpkin seeds, trapped in the heat of the caramel, are imbued with an autumnal, resiny resonance.

The morning we started was one of those perfect autumnal days when it is a delight simply to live.

A gentle breeze stirred the air and the surface of the lakes lay shimmering in the soft autumnal light.

Three varieties are associated with malarial fever in man—the tertian, quartan, and estivo-autumnal malarial parasites.

In estivo-autumnal malaria the gametes take distinctive ovoid and crescentic forms, and are not difficult to recognize.

In estivo-autumnal fever the regular grouping, while usually present at first, is soon lost, thus causing "irregular malaria."


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to autumnal, such as: blooming, fall, mature, cultivated, ripened, and seasoned.

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