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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.
IMITATION IS THE SINCEREST FORM OF ENVIRONMENTALISM - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANASTASIA BENDEBURY & MICHAEL SHILO DELAYOCTOBER 7, 2020NAUTILUS
It comes with ten soothing essential oils, including lavender and jasmine, along with an adjustable mist setting.
THE BEST PRODUCTS FOR A BETTER NIGHT’S SLEEPPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
To operate, you pump the sprayer to release a fine mist, which helps spread the oil evenly on your food.
BEST OIL SPRAYERS AND MISTERS FOR HOME CHEFSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 11, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
WORKING OUT AT HOME? HERE’S HOW TO KEEP YOUR HOUSE FROM SMELLING LIKE A GYM.HARRY GUINNESSSEPTEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
So regions prone to frequent fog and mist — such as San Francisco Bay, mountains or the Arctic — tend to have more fogbows.
EXPLAINER: RAINBOWS, FOGBOWS AND THEIR EERIE COUSINSMATTHEW CAPPUCCIMAY 1, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
She set off down Trafalgar Road in the mist and the rain, glad that she had been compelled to walk.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Specimens were easily collected in a mist net placed across the opening.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
For a moment there seemed a sudden light before her eyes, and then a dark mist; in another she recovered herself.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
I have blotted out thy iniquities as a cloud, and thy sins as a mist: return to me, for I have redeemed thee.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
A damp mist rose from the river and the marshy ground about, and spread itself over the dreary fields.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
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WORDS RELATED TO MIST

  • addles
  • beclouds
  • befuddles
  • disorients
  • distorts
  • distracts
  • impairs
  • muddies
  • muddles
  • obscures
  • perplexes
  • puzzles
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