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adjective as in rocky

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Key to these analyses were the ancient cone-shaped limpet shells and marble-sized fragments of penguin bones that Braddock mined from the pebbly ridges.

We sat down in the pebbly shallows and locked arms, giggling with anticipation of the first wave stirred by the ship.

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The current headquarters of the Nez Perce tribe is across the road from Lapwai Creek, a narrow, pebbly rivulet near the head of a major river system where wild salmon have always laid their eggs.

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I love its scales, orange and pebbly as the peel of a tangerine.

The study of a pebbly beach, drawn from crest to the deep water outside, will give an idea as to the history of its work.

Then the ice was like glass; but now it was pebbly, broken in spots, and not a little hummocky.

The crustacea are the grandees of the sea, who, in their lacework and embroidery, avoid the rude contact of the pebbly crowd.

At our fording place near the Saline, it is about sixty yards wide, with clear water and pebbly shores, like those of the Neosho.

I had but to wait and then wade in over the shallow to where I could see the sandy and pebbly bottom quite plain.


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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pebbly, such as: craggy, jagged, rough, bouldered, flinty, and hard.

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