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Among the rise of green hills dotted with cows, at the farm and creamery of Louis Bononci, James had his first taste of Teleme, a washed-rind cheese with a subtly elastic texture and milky tang.

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The tools and threads are all held in place with elastic straps, so the supplies stay organized even if bounced around in a bag.

The remolded electronic structure won’t stay in place of its own accord, just as a piece of elastic won’t stay stretched if you don’t keep pulling.

It’s comfortable and it’s got a nice elastic spring that adheres nicely to movement.

The lid has an elastic opening that allows for quick access while hiding the garbage inside.

The second was that the demand for seduction schooling was elastic.

He was wearing a black sweatshirt and light grey sweatpants with an elastic waist.

Jenny Packham polka-dotted frock with a high-waisted elastic waistband and wedge heels.

But I think powerful, long friendships often are elastic enough to incorporate envy into them, and not destroy the friendship.

Elastic bracelets—with brads to place just so in an acupressure spot on the inner wrist purported to reduce nausea—are popular.

Accordingly, the question "How far does the note issue under the new system seem likely to prove an elastic one?"

The sputum of more advanced cases resembles that of chronic bronchitis, with the addition of tubercle bacilli and elastic fibers.

Industrial society is therefore mobile, elastic, standing at any moment in a temporary and unstable equilibrium.

The non-elastic character of water made it unsuitable for a machine requiring a fly-wheel.

I met him on Kingstown promenade the other day walking with an elastic step and with the brightness of youth in his eye.


On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to elastic, such as: flexible, malleable, pliable, resilient, springy, and supple.

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