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noun as in opium

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Their poppy color and abundant contrast give these high-end panels an edge over much of their competition.

I remember pulling a tick from my sleeve, marveling that it was, quite literally, the size of a poppy seed.

Yet how their poppy seed-sized brain, with hundreds of thousands of neuronal branches that tangle into a cotton ball, powers those behaviors remains unsolved.

So he proudly watches his poppies grow while nervously eyeing a Drug Enforcement Administration crackdown on other would-be poppy rebels.

Choose a poppy color like coral, summer blue, and mint green.

Music journalist Joel Selwin annotates, with a preface by Donovan, a foreword by Jorma Kaukonen, and an afterword by John Poppy.

Poppy Morgan went to her primary care doctor in 2010 because she desperately wanted to take a risk.

Her gorgeous legs seemingly reaching up to the sky, Swift performed her new single, “Shake It Off,” with a bouncy, poppy energy.

Cases in point: girl starbabies named Autumn James, Gracie James, Mary James, Poppy James, Agnes Charles and Lucy Thomas.

To this day, I, like many in Britain, still wear a poppy on Nov. 11.

California seemed less like a voluptuous leviathan blowing poppy-dust that blunted the memory of all things beyond her borders.

Gives much, but claims all, and he who would open the poppy-gates must close the door of ambition and bid farewell to manhood.

The hills burst into buttercups, "blue eyes," yellow and purple lupins, the heavy pungent gold-red poppy.

A second inferior quantity is obtained by pressing and boiling the poppy heads and stems.

Martin turned as red as a poppy, as he flashed up in honest anger that such paltry meanness should be charged on him.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to poppy, such as: drug, heroin, morphine, opiate, codeine, and dope.

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