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synonyms for gossamer

  • fibrous
  • silky
  • translucent
  • cobweb
  • fine
  • flimsy
  • light
  • tiffany
  • airy
  • delicate
  • diaphanous
  • sheer
  • transparent
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antonyms for gossamer

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  • dark
  • heavy
  • serious
  • thick
  • coarse
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How to use gossamer in a sentence

Wanna’s Christo-like “Within Without” encloses the stairway entrance to the second-floor gallery in gossamer fabric, outlined by floor-level light strips.
IN THE GALLERIES: A TOWERING EXHIBIT OFFERS A NEW DEFINITION OF DOMESTIC LIFEMARK JENKINSJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Sea butterflies flit through the ocean on gossamer wings, each species with a style of its own.
SEA BUTTERFLIES’ SHELLS DETERMINE HOW THE SNAILS SWIMMARIA TEMMINGSEPTEMBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
When the short-skirted, gossamer clad nymphs made their appearance on the stage they became restless and fidgety.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Mackintoshes, vulcanized india-rubber, gutta-percha, and gossamer dust-coats unknown then.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
But look at the difference here: after dinner here one is as light as a gossamer.
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Her dress was of finest work, its texture thin as gossamer; pure white with here and there a silken knot of blue.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
Everywhere were threads of water, threads of snow, and little threads of dewy green, glistening like gossamer.
VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
The lights died upon the garden gallery, the maidens held their garments together while their long gossamer sleeves floated out.
JAPANESE FAIRY TALESGRACE JAMES
For weeks it hung trembling on a thread slender and weak as the gossamer's web.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
Why, it is more idle than the passing wind, lighter than the down of the gossamer.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
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WORDS RELATED TO GOSSAMER

  • fiber
  • gossamer
  • labyrinth
  • mesh
  • net
  • network
  • snare
  • tissue
  • toil
  • web
  • webbing
  • diaphanous
  • ethereal
  • exquisite
  • filmy
  • fine-drawn
  • fine-grained
  • fine-spun
  • flimsy
  • fragile
  • gauzy
  • gossamer
  • gossamery
  • granular
  • impalpable
  • light
  • lightweight
  • little
  • loose
  • minute
  • porous
  • powdered
  • powdery
  • quality
  • slender
  • small
  • thin
  • threadlike
  • transparent
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serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION