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adjective as in of a sandy color

noun as in enthusiast

verb as in polish to a shine

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Movie buffs may feel like Raya has taken 80 percent of its beats from other animated stories, from The Lion King to The Dark Crystal.

From Vox

Military history buffs won’t have to settle for reenactors either.

Beyer, the only certified mechanic in Congress and a science-fiction buff, will be tasked with enacting the annual legislation that lays out NASA priorities.

From Quartz

This well-reviewed trek through Hollywood history features vintage stars that time forgot, and prominent performers of yesteryear that even the most ardent movie buffs might have never heard of.

The digital version can be downloaded on any device, and if you really want to splurge on your traveling movie buff, throw in a Kindle reader to make bingeing it even easier.

Then Ziegler tosses the buff LaBeouf around like a rag doll.

Have you always been a history buff, or a military history buff?

The lacquer cures for 72 hours, and then is sanded by hand to buff out any imperfections.

Luckily I have a friend who is both an opera buff and pothead.

Before William entered the pool, Charles joked, "I know my eldest will now demonstrate his buff credentials".

Then throw away the bees and lay the stings gently but firmly on a mash composed of the breasts of five Buff Orpington cockerels.

They were a warm, golden cream and a very delicate buff, which made the rooms seem lighter.

The boy was clad in a grey suit of the finest cloth, laid down with silver lace, with a buff-coloured cloak of the same pattern.

"It's lucky in another way," he added, staring darkly at the buff-coloured wall that separated them from Number 13.

Gills: Equal, brittle, broad; yellow-buff color in all stages.


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On this page you'll find 79 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to buff, such as: blonde, canary, ecru, lemon, ochre, and straw.

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