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noun as in scale, peel

verb as in peel off

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Getting my first job as a college graduate in 1976 and going outside with snow coming down and seeing a streetlight refract the flakes into a kaleidoscopic rainbow.

I fry the breadcrumbs in a Dutch oven with a generous amount of olive oil, five minced garlic cloves and a pinch of red pepper flakes.

The kitchen can adjust that dashi by omitting a few ingredients including bonito flakes to make it a vegan complement to plant-based dishes.

In a medium bowl, combine the panko, the 3 tablespoons of oil, the parsley, garlic, Parmesan cheese, oregano, salt and pepper flakes.

You’ll know your fish is ready to eat when the meat is opaque and flakes easily.

The 2014 midterm elections are just months behind us, but already Flake feels the pressure of the 2016 presidential elections.

Add olive oil to the pan and toss in the garlic and chili flake.

Visiting Gold Flake Paint is like talking to a brilliant friend who has exqusite taste that's just a bit different from yours.

Republicans Rob Portman of Ohio and Jeff Flake of Arizona also tumbled.

The Hispanic candidate Richard Carmona lost his Senate bid to Republican Jeff Flake.

See if you can strike off tiny flakes until the large flake looks like a spearhead.

After that Fleetfoot took great pains to learn how to flake flint points.

He pushed a flint flake back and forth upon one of the prongs of the antler.

You simply fastened a flake of flint in the cock and snapped it against a steel plate.

If you can strike off a large flint flake with three faces, see if you can make it into a knife-saw-file.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flake, such as: leaf, cell, disk, drop, foil, and lamella.

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