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Numerous herbs, spices, &c. are added to it; and upon the whole, it is a more sightly "course" at table than fat cracklings.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 358VARIOUS
With arms and vestments friends should each other gladden, those which are in themselves most sightly.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
A facing of metal, stone, or wood encasing a kernel—usually of some less firm or sightly material.
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ARTFRANZ VON REBER
But if he had spoken, Bije could only have said that it was a sightly night, and Betsy would have responded that it was so.
NARCISSA, OR THE ROAD TO ROMELAURA E. RICHARDS
One of these sightly nights Bijah found voice, if not language.
NARCISSA, OR THE ROAD TO ROMELAURA E. RICHARDS
Of course, I can't judge of 'em so well, but I guess he's made a pootty sightly thing of it.
THE LANDLORD AT LION'S HEAD, COMPLETEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
There are objects that require more heat than others, some that are more sightly when brown, and others when of a pale-yellow hue.
HAND-BOOK OF PRACTICAL COOKERY FOR LADIES AND PROFESSIONAL COOKSPIERRE BLOT
To make omelets it is excellent; an omelet is whiter and more sightly made with chicken-fat than when made with butter.
HAND-BOOK OF PRACTICAL COOKERY FOR LADIES AND PROFESSIONAL COOKSPIERRE BLOT
Now the starboard bank of the river grew high and sightly, but on the port side there was only a great waste of marsh.
VIRGINIA: THE OLD DOMINIONFRANK W. HUTCHINS AND CORTELLE HUTCHINS
A dozen silver shells served thus make a sightly and excellent dish.
HAND-BOOK OF PRACTICAL COOKERY FOR LADIES AND PROFESSIONAL COOKSPIERRE BLOT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SIGHTLY

  • attractive
  • beautiful
  • pulchritudinous
  • shapely
  • sightly
  • symmetric
  • well-built
  • well-proportioned
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