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synonyms for lacy

  • frilly
  • gauzy
  • ornate
  • patterned
  • elegant
  • fancy
  • filigree
  • fine
  • gossamer
  • lacelike
  • meshy
  • open
  • sheer
  • thin
  • transparent
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antonyms for lacy

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  • heavy
  • thick
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How to use lacy in a sentence

A lacy, barrel-shaped chamber forms the sponge’s glassy skeleton.
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To achieve lacy brown edges and runny yolks, Spanish Diner cooks eggs in olive oil over high heat.
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Grill a few lobes of cabbage until they’re equally charred and caramelized, with lacy, crisp edges and a soft center.
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Zoom out to examine how the lacy skeleton allows the living sponge to filter water.
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The play hath little in it but Lacy's part of a country fellow, which he did to admiration.
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The play pleased us very well; but Lacy's part, the Dancing Master, the best in the world.
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"I saw Mr. Lacy upon the street, to-day," remarked Mr. Read, the next evening at supper.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
She gathered from their conversation that they had met Mr. Lacy at the Springs, whither he had gone with an invalid sister.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
"It is for a lady who will not part with it, even to procure me a press of clients—for my mother," returned Mr. Lacy.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
A deadly light glowed there for an instant, and was extinguished in softness, as she assailed Mr. Lacy.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
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