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adjective as in salty

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Luckily, briny, toothsome kelp—hopefully included in a CSA near you—can depend on its good taste.

So are the briny liquids in a bottle of olives or cocktail onions.

The thick serving of bird itself was juicy and briny, and the layer of crinkle-cut pickle — de rigueur in the current craze for “Southern style” sandos — offered a familiar, but still pleasant, pucker.

An iced platter of Savage Blonde oysters from Prince Edward Island, gently crisp and nicely briny, puts us in vacation mode.

Europa, a moon of Jupiter, and Enceladus, a moon of Saturn, are other prime candidates with expected briny habitats.

This cider is bone dry and has a really great olive & briny quality that makes it a killer food pairing cider.

The river smelled faintly briny as waves brushed up against the pier.

Since the stone crab is capable of regrowing its claws every 18 months, this break prevents overfishing of the briny delicacy.

We sampled dozens of olive varieties, ranging from light and briny to cured and herbaceous.

Her fat red cheeks would quiver with emotion, and be wet with briny tears, over the sorrows of Mr. Trollope's heroines.

She shook off her briny blindness, and settled to the full sweep of the arms, quite silent now.

And with it came a breeze, a moving, briny, bay-cooled breeze that stirred the grass with a whisper of night.

"Ta-ta," McGuffey cried in his tantalizing falsetto voice, and followed his leader into the briny deep.

The settlers live mostly on the bay, where, from constant evaporation, the waters are more briny than the Atlantic.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to briny, such as: saline, ocean, and sea.

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