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synonyms for dryad

  • fairy
  • goddess
  • mermaid
  • naiad
  • nymphet
  • spirit
  • sprite
  • sylph
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How to use dryad in a sentence

"It should have opened and imprisoned you, as a truant dryad," said he.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
Then in a flash Rhcus remembered his promise to the Dryad, and throwing away his dice, he hurried to the trysting-place.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
Dryad spun about and threw her head far on one side to scan the whole bare room.
ONCE TO EVERY MANLARRY EVANS
"You can't help not being a dryad," she said, and now she smiled, and her smile transformed her face as sunlight does a landscape.
THE INCREDIBLE HONEYMOONE. NESBIT
You can almost fancy it some dryad decked for her bridal, in maidenly day-dreaming too lovely to last.
THE SOUL OF THE FAR EASTPERCIVAL LOWELL
The girl looked like a dryad who had stolen out of the heart of a tree to catch an image of herself in the water.
THE RANCH GIRLS AT RAINBOW LODGEMARGARET VANDERCOOK
She had the look of a dryad at odds with the world, a whimsical and elfish intellectual.
DANGEROUS AGESROSE MACAULAY
She is the union of the pastoral and romantic with the classical and poetical, as if a dryad of the woods had turned shepherdess.
CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMENANNA JAMESON
Even before Aurora had quitted the ocean I was already in the grove sporting with my amiable Dryad.
ROWLANDSON'S OXFORDA. HAMILTON GIBBS
One day that I was playing with my Dryad in the wood, she tenderly patted my cheeks and said, Press your lips against mine.
ROWLANDSON'S OXFORDA. HAMILTON GIBBS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DRYAD

  • dryad
  • fairy
  • goddess
  • mermaid
  • naiad
  • nymphet
  • spirit
  • sprite
  • sylph
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.