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adjective as in shiny

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The simply titled “garden vegetables” pack in glossy shishito peppers, soft-crisp daikon and pickled beech mushrooms lit up with turmeric, a combination that plays well with thin and tensile green tea soba.

If you’re looking to put a little effort into your rice, say no more — this one literally glitters with dried fruit, glossy, caramelized onion and crisp, saffron-dyed rice.

The glossy hardtail frame and 6 speeds encourage aggressive riding, and at the 1200 suspension fork handles bumpy rides with ease.

To the credit of Jones and the filmmakers, they don’t offer a glossy story of opening hearts and changing minds—instead they provide a helpful model of how awkward and incremental these conversations can be.

Snow-smothered twiggy branches in winter, glossy apples in September at my uncle’s house, packed in backpacks for granite hikes, an unanswered dash in a quiet graveyard in the Catskills.

Within the baseball world, the glossy view of Palmer--his public image--is seen as a sort of strange joke.

Trierweiler, a journalist for the glossy weekly Paris Match, was hospitalized for a week, ostensibly under the strain of events.

And the hot fudge is some of the best anywhere – thick and glossy black, just minimally sweet.

Forget the ever-growing bald spot—the glossy provided William with a nice, fuller head of hair.

But there are worse glossy cartoons, and worse TV ensembles to spend thirty late-night minutes with.

It was a beautiful sight, those rows of small trees with their large, glossy leaves, shut in by woods of a larger growth.

But as he turned toward the door she caught a glimpse of a glossy black mustache, and two beady black eyes.

The string is black and glossy as the tresses that fall in tangled skeins on the shoulders of the dreamy beauties of Tuscany.

Many of the horses were sleek, glossy, and fine-limbed, like racers; others were strong-boned and rough.

Sure enough, it has five strings; the middle one stands higher than the rest and is of glossy blackness.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to glossy, such as: bright, gleaming, glistening, lustrous, polished, and silky.

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