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The paper should have a cottony feel to it, almost like money, and it should have a watermark seal on it, too.

These two types of fungus leave a dusty or cottony coating on grapes and leaves.

He was conscious of a hunger that was beyond discomfort, and a thirst that left his mouth dry and cottony.

Stem: Cylindrical; creamy white; hollow, or with a loose cottony pith.

Cottony clouds stood, in a great castle, over the top of Arran, and blew out in long streamers to the south.

He has a little shrivelled face, looking as if it had been in the fire, and a short cottony beard, like moss on an old stone.

It was a thirst that started in his throat, spread to his dry cottony mouth, sank deep into his drying insides.


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On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cottony, such as: delicate, glossy, luxurious, plush, satiny, and silken.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.