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synonyms for tuft

  • bunch
  • cluster
  • collection
  • cowlick
  • feathers
  • group
  • knot
  • plumage
  • ruff
  • shock
  • topknot
  • tussock
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antonyms for tuft

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  • individual
  • one
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How to use tuft in a sentence

Upon closer inspection, I understood they were seeds, hundreds of them, attached to tufts of silky hair.
HOW STUDYING WITCHCRAFT CHANGED MY RELATIONSHIP WITH THE OUTDOORSABARRONIANOCTOBER 31, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The scientists first tried to pull tufts of hair off the spider legs using tweezers.
A SPIDER’S FEET HOLD A HAIRY, STICKY SECRETSTEPHEN ORNESOCTOBER 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The violence in Levenson’s tidy glass pieces, which also contain razor blades and tufts of sharp wire, is latent.
IN THE GALLERIES: A PAINFUL, POLITICAL TAKE ON THE ART OF CRUEL SHOESMARK JENKINSAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Walking with snowshoes on tufts of powder subtly alters your gait while adding new weight to each step, which makes for a grueling lower body workout.
HE ESCAPED THE CACOPHONY BY STRAPPING ON SNOWSHOES AND SLIPPING INTO THE GREAT NORTH WOODSMILES HOWARDJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Grab a tuft of green needles, rip or chop them into small pieces, and drop them into some very hot water.
13 EDIBLE PLANTS YOU CAN STILL FIND IN THE WINTERBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEDECEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She has a grey body, plump as a sack of meal, with little white speckles, a funny neck and such a small head with a tuft on top.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
In this way it could be made to smoke, and finally set fire to a tuft of dried moss, from which he might get a flame for cooking.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
With the soft tuft of camel hair he blurred against the peak pale, luminous vapor of new cloud.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
The tail is on a level with the back, and gracefully tapers like a drum-stick, to the tuft on the end.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
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