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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEWINESS

She awakened suddenly and looked up at him, the rosiness of sleep upon her cheeks and the dewiness of it upon her eyelids.

The chilly air has departed, and in its place is a sense of freshness, of dewiness, of fragrance and delight.

The dew-gems lay freshly upon the grass;—for her the dewiness of life was gone;—earth was one vast sepulchre.

In the heat of a room there was a dewiness about her that began in her eyes, and was wonderfully refreshing to the jaded spirit.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English deawig (see dew + -y (2)).

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