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They’re unsubstantial, and the first few times I skied them, before snow in southwestern Colorado had substantially accumulated, I was afraid, deep down, that skiers would think I was, too.
AN ODE TO SKINNY SKISDAN SCHWARTZMARCH 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
They’re unsubstantial, and the first few times I skied them, before snow out here in southwestern Colorado had substantially accumulated, I was afraid, deep down, that skiers would think I was, too.
AN ODE TO SKINNY SKISDAN SCHWARTZMARCH 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
There cannot be an unsubstantial city of demons to be seen at night, that vanishes and becomes only plain forest in the daytime?
One of the enemy side-slips, dives and streaks to the earth, leaving a cloud of smoke to mark his unsubstantial path.
TAM O' THE SCOOTSEDGAR WALLACE
Watson's and Brooke's stories proved as unsubstantial as the astonishing romance adopted by grave de Thou.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
I dare say it would have been all right had we been four months old, but being rather more mature, it seemed unsubstantial.
A cabin would be built upon the land and some unsubstantial improvements made.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
Rich as he was, therefore, there was something very unsubstantial in his wealth, even to his own apprehension.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
Never far from the ground, on two or more parallel branches, the shallow, unsubstantial nest is laid.
BIRD NEIGHBORSNELTJE BLANCHAN
She clutched wildly at unsubstantial air; there was a wild shriek followed by a violent splash.
THE CASTAWAYS OF PETE'S PATCHCARROLL WATSON RANKIN

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