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synonyms for pearly

  • frosted
  • iridescent
  • milky
  • off-white
  • fair
  • ivory
  • pearl
  • silver
  • nacreous
  • opaline
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How to use pearly in a sentence

I hadn't the nerve to stand there and tell her she'd never see her father again this side of the pearly gates.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The species is peculiar for its yellow pearly internal coat, and purplish rays.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Overhead a bird chirped in loneliness, and the sky slowly turned pearly hued as the paralysis left him.
RESTRICTED TOOLMALCOLM B. MOREHART
Her short black curls were bound about three times with strands of pearly beads, her slim white arms were loaded with bracelets.
THE MEDICI BOOTSPEARL NORTON SWET
His teeth were of the most pearly whiteness, and he made a constant display of them, grinning and chattering continually.
MINNIE'S PET MONKEYMADELINE LESLIE
The birds flew circling above us; the lilies and roses melted away in the pearly foam that glided by the smooth sides of our boat.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
The loveliest idea came and sat on my chest in the pearly dawn!
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
She was dressed in a killing white silk dress, which displayed her pearly shoulders to the utmost advantage.
A HISTORY OF PENDENNIS, VOLUME 1WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
All the king's horses and all the king's men shall not bend the bow that can despatch a clothyard shaft through thy pearly hide.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
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WORDS RELATED TO PEARLY

  • albino
  • auricomous
  • champagne
  • fair
  • fair-haired
  • flaxen
  • golden-haired
  • light
  • pale
  • pearly
  • platinum
  • sallow
  • sandy-haired
  • snowy
  • straw
  • strawberry
  • towheaded
  • washed-out
  • yellow-haired
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