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  • nounscale, peel
  • verbpeel off

synonyms for flake

  • leaf
  • cell
  • disk
  • drop
  • foil
  • lamella
  • lamina
  • layer
  • membrane
  • pellicle
  • plate
  • scab
  • section
  • shaving
  • sheet
  • skin
  • slice
  • sliver
  • wafer
See also synonyms for: flaked / flakes / flaking
  • exfoliate
  • sliver
  • blister
  • chip
  • desquamate
  • drop
  • pare
  • scab
  • scale
  • shed
  • slice
  • trim
  • delaminate
  • wear away

antonyms for flake

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  • whole
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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.
    EVERY THANKSGIVING, MY MENTAL HEALTH STRATEGY IS RECALLING MEMORABLE, PERSONAL MOMENTSBOB BRODYNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    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.
    HOMEMADE, SEASONED BREADCRUMBS ADD CRUNCH AND FLAVOR TO PASTAS, VEGETABLES AND MOREJESSE SZEWCZYKOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    The kitchen can adjust that dashi by omitting a few ingredients including bonito flakes to make it a vegan complement to plant-based dishes.
    SHIBUYA EATERY LIVES UP TO ITS NAME, BRINGING TOKYO STREET FOOD TO ADAMS MORGANTOM SIETSEMAOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    In a medium bowl, combine the panko, the 3 tablespoons of oil, the parsley, garlic, Parmesan cheese, oregano, salt and pepper flakes.
    TURN COD INTO A SWOON-WORTHY SHEET-PAN MEAL WITH HERBY, SPICY BREAD CRUMBSELLIE KRIEGEROCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    You’ll know your fish is ready to eat when the meat is opaque and flakes easily.
    HOW TO CLEAN, COOK, AND EAT TROUT IN THE BACKCOUNTRYRYAN WICHELNSOCTOBER 15, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    See if you can strike off tiny flakes until the large flake looks like a spearhead.
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    After that Fleetfoot took great pains to learn how to flake flint points.
    THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
    He pushed a flint flake back and forth upon one of the prongs of the antler.
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    You simply fastened a flake of flint in the cock and snapped it against a steel plate.
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    If you can strike off a large flint flake with three faces, see if you can make it into a knife-saw-file.
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