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adjective as in plumed

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Eventually, shaving weight comes at the expense of stability and dampness, and many skiers know that feathery backcountry skis tend to skitter on resort hardpack.

Fresh tarragon and Comte cheese inform his soft gnocchi, gathered with diced squash and feathery maitake mushrooms and finished with more grated cheese, which melts to form a delicious web over the dish.

They formed narrow, feathery bands in the sky oriented from southwest to northeast.

The LisHawk follows in the feathery footsteps of a similar robo-bird called the PigeonBot, which debuted back in January.

The team later took photographs and TikTok videos with the tiny feathery guest before letting it fly on its way.

The creation has a feathery train and a ragged flow of ruffled panels, which create the body of the dress and extend to the floor.

Feathery and light, it can prepare the ground for all that follows.

One day in Pennsylvania, he slaughtered 70 pheasant in a fine display of feathery carnage.

When rapidly deposited, as by artificial precipitation, triple phosphate often takes feathery, star- or leaf-like forms.

It was about a foot high with branching leaves and a fine feathery white flower.

Tussocks of feathery grass covered the rough surface of the ground, and out of these the larks soared into the hate of sunshine.

A little distance off, the feathery branches of a larch waved softly to and fro in the scarcely perceptible night-breeze.

On their poles in their house all the White Wyandottes perched like feathery balls, their heads sunk low on their breasts.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to feathery, such as: feathered, fluffy, downy, and light.

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