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synonyms for stony

  • expressionless
  • frigid
  • adamant
  • blank
  • callous
  • chilly
  • cold
  • cold-blooded
  • coldhearted
  • cruel
  • firm
  • hard-boiled
  • hardened
  • heartless
  • hostile
  • indifferent
  • inexorable
  • inflexible
  • merciless
  • obdurate
  • pitiless
  • rough
  • tough
  • uncompassionate
  • unfeeling
  • unforgiving
  • unrelenting
  • unresponsive
  • unsympathetic
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antonyms for stony

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  • friendly
  • smiling
  • soft
  • warm
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In fact, of all underwater environments, the vertical, stony walls that mark the deep-water edges of coral reefs are among the most sublime, colorful, and ancient of Earth’s biologically produced habitats.
TWILIGHT OF THE NAUTILUS - ISSUE 104: HARMONYPETER WARDAUGUST 11, 2021NAUTILUS
Plankton and organic-rich sediments tumbled down the long stony walls of coral reefs.
TWILIGHT OF THE NAUTILUS - ISSUE 104: HARMONYPETER WARDAUGUST 11, 2021NAUTILUS
Of course it's a big world out there, and this stony pairing had indeed been noticed before, to amusing effect.
THE DANKEST CROSSWORD CLUES YOU CAN GETMATT GAFFNEYJUNE 7, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
These meteorites are so commonplace that we call them “ordinary” chondrites, or stony meteorites.
COMETS ARE MORE DANGEROUS THAN WE THOUGHT - ISSUE 98: MINDSEAN RAYMONDMARCH 10, 2021NAUTILUS
Over several days, this wine danced from bright plum flavors to stony minerality, and back again to fruit, then earth, until the flavors melded into something more complex.
AN UNEXPECTED MERLOT FROM TUSCANY SURPRISES WITH COMPLEX FLAVORS — AND A $15 PRICE TAGDAVE MCINTYREFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Why didn't he send a trooper to report at once instead of wasting time in going to Stony Crossing?
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It took us all of the next day to make the trip to Stony Crossing and back by way of the place where Rutter was buried.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It ended in a broad open moor, stony; and full of damp boggy hollows, forlorn and desolate under the autumn sky.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
The tones of the neighbouring convent bell, echoing through the stony vaults, sounded loud and awful as the knell of doom.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Why did he quit the fruitful banks of the Euphrates for a spot so remote, so barren, and so stony as Sichem?
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
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