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noun as in film, vapor

verb as in cloud, steam up

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Fine mist drips from the crowns of evergreens, through the mosses and down into a layer of fragrant duff that shelters an ecosystem of mycelium, bacterial decomposers, and insect aerators.

It comes with ten soothing essential oils, including lavender and jasmine, along with an adjustable mist setting.

To operate, you pump the sprayer to release a fine mist, which helps spread the oil evenly on your food.

When you exercise, sweat doesn’t only accumulate on your skin, but it also flies everywhere—think about the fine mist you release every time you swing a kettlebell.

So regions prone to frequent fog and mist — such as San Francisco Bay, mountains or the Arctic — tend to have more fogbows.

In this valley so far away from Syria, questions loom like mist drifting off the Caucasus.

The Spire, like most fountains, has the basics -- Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Brisk Iced Tea and SoBe Lifewater.

A morning mist hung over everything, clearing occasionally to reveal lone fishermen.

E-cigarettes have never been studied, but inhaling really hot mist into the lung probably will have consequences.

Until 20 minutes before, the mist had completely obscured whatever stood across the plaza at the 9/11 Memorial.

She set off down Trafalgar Road in the mist and the rain, glad that she had been compelled to walk.

Specimens were easily collected in a mist net placed across the opening.

For a moment there seemed a sudden light before her eyes, and then a dark mist; in another she recovered herself.

I have blotted out thy iniquities as a cloud, and thy sins as a mist: return to me, for I have redeemed thee.

A damp mist rose from the river and the marshy ground about, and spread itself over the dreary fields.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mist, such as: cloud, dew, drizzle, fog, moisture, and rain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.