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synonyms for spongy

  • mushy
  • porous
  • rubbery
  • soft
  • springy
  • squishy
  • absorptive
  • cribriform
  • cushiony
  • elastic
  • light
  • pappy
  • pulpous
  • pulpy
  • resilient
  • yielding
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antonyms for spongy

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  • hard
  • impermeable
  • inflexible
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How to use spongy in a sentence

Within xylem, sap is pulled like a string, caught in a tug-of-war between spongy soil and airy leaves.
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Neuroscience is moving towards a “holistic conception of health” that considers the brain’s functions in concert with our other spongy, slippery organs, rather than as a separate entity studied alone in a jar.
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One used tubular structures and the other spongy tissue structures to help deliver cell nutrients and remove waste.
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We butterflied the penis, slicing the shaft neatly in half to reveal the spongy tissue within.
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After the third year, Alvarez said now the top 17 inches of soil is spongy and carbon-rich.
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The wood of the tree pandans is too spongy and soft to make a good material for the construction of houses.
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The stone is the soft spongy limestone which abounds on this coast, and I may add, through most of Palestine.
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Prepare the crabs by removing the apron and the spongy substance under the shell of each crab.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 3WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
With this variety, lift up the points on each side of the back shell and remove the spongy substance that is found under them.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 3WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
While such mixtures do not require beating, spongy mixtures, such as omelets and sponge cakes, do.
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WORDS RELATED TO SPONGY

  • absorptive
  • bibulous
  • dry
  • imbibing
  • penetrable
  • permeable
  • porous
  • pregnable
  • retentive
  • spongy
  • thirsty
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