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synonyms for silken

  • lustrous
  • satin
  • satiny
  • silky
  • glassy
  • glistening
  • polished
  • shiny
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How to use silken in a sentence

He’s regal, an action star with class, and he’s the one silken thread in this tattered monstrosity.
EVEN BRAD PITT CAN'T LEND BULLET TRAIN SOME STEAMSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKAUGUST 4, 2022TIME
In the most complex, hundreds or even thousands of females spin a great airy silken city, where some stay their entire lives.
THESE HUNTSMAN SPIDERS DO SOMETHING WEIRD: LIVE TOGETHER AS A BIG, HAPPY FAMILYSUSAN MILIUSJULY 19, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
In a nutso glamour montage, she swirls around the house and its environs in a series of silken gowns and chic daytime ensembles, the camera fluttering around her like a wounded swan.
KRISTEN STEWART AND PABLO LARRAÍN DO PRINCESS DIANA WRONG IN SPENCERSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKSEPTEMBER 3, 2021TIME
Strange to say, the silken cord yielded to the first pull, as if nothing had been wrong with it at all!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Between the green and gold folds of his silken handkerchief his gentle brown eyes always regarded her.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
"You spoke of disgrace," she observed gently, swaying her fan before her by its silken cord.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Frivolity enveloped the company as with a silken veil, and yet everything moved as politely and as sedately as a minuet.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The little shoe, whose silken laces had become loose in walking, lay in the road covered-with dust.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
My attention was now directed to three who were among the worthiest, adorned with crowns, and in the silken garb of archangels.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Within his chamber the andon was already lighted, and the long, silken bed-cushions spread.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SILKEN

  • civil
  • complaisant
  • courteous
  • disarming
  • duteous
  • dutiful
  • ingratiating
  • ingratiatory
  • insinuating
  • insinuative
  • obedient
  • obeisant
  • obsequious
  • polite
  • regardful
  • reverential
  • saccharine
  • silken
  • silky
  • submissive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.