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synonyms for leathery

  • rugged
  • wrinkled
  • coriaceous
  • hardened
  • leatherlike
  • rough
  • strong
  • tough
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antonyms for leathery

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  • smooth
  • soft
  • supple
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How to use leathery in a sentence

It can have a cumulative effect, showing up as deep wrinkles, fine lines, sagging skin, leathery skin, hyperpigmentation, and even skin cancer.
KEEP DARK SKIN SAFE IN THE SUNSTEVEN PSYLLOSJUNE 25, 2021ESSENCE.COM
The hard, magnetic teeth of a leathery red-brown mollusk nicknamed “the wandering meatloaf” possess a rare mineral previously seen only in rocks.
THE TEETH OF ‘WANDERING MEATLOAF’ CONTAIN A RARE MINERAL FOUND ONLY IN ROCKSCHARLES Q. CHOIMAY 31, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Very early dinosaurs may have laid leathery, turtle-like eggs.
SCIENTISTS SAY: DINOSAURBETHANY BROOKSHIREAPRIL 19, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
With its tightly packed, thorny-tipped, leathery outer petals, artichokes can, at first, seem like a daunting vegetable to tackle, but they are actually fairly easy to tame.
HOW TO PREP, COOK AND ENJOY STUFFED ARTICHOKESANN MALONEYMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Out of the invisible240 country marched a huge beast with a thick, leathery skin and a surprisingly long neck.
THE TIN WOODMAN OF OZL. FRANK BAUM
As those leathery faces crack into lines through the dust I sense sincerity.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
They show their distant relationship to birds in that their large eggs are incased in a leathery, limy shell.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Mr. Simeon Browns usual demeanour was that of the most leathery imperturbability.
THE MINISTER'S WOOINGHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
With great fanged beak out-stretched, it was flapping through the air on leathery wings.
THE LOST WARSHIPROBERT MOORE WILLIAMS
All the Eucalypti are curious trees, with entire and leathery leaves, affording an unusual amount of aromatic oil.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
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WORDS RELATED TO LEATHERY

  • bent
  • contorted
  • crooked
  • deformed
  • distorted
  • gnarly
  • knurled
  • leathery
  • out of shape
  • rough
  • rugged
  • tortured
  • twisted
  • weather-beaten
  • wrinkled
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