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synonyms for velvet glove

  • delicacy
  • fastidiousness
  • gentle handling
  • gentleness
  • good taste
  • kid-glove treatment
  • leniency
  • light hand
  • light rein
  • refinement
  • tact
  • tolerance
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How to use velvet glove in a sentence

He stooped over her hand, and slobbered kisses upon her unresponsive glove.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She had taken off her glove now, and her palm left on his a reminiscence of Peau d'Espagne.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The girl began to hum, as she powdered her nose with a white glove, lying in a powder box.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Round her neck depended from a black velvet band, strings of diamonds of great size and magnificence.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The quiet of the deserted building incircled the little, glowing room as the velvet incircles the jewel in its case.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
The walls were covered with silk and velvet hangings, ornamented with gold fringe, while rich carpets were spread underfoot.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
If we get 17 rounds per gun per day for the 18 pounders and 4.5 howitzers we shall indeed be on velvet.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A special quality of glove made of asbestos cloth, lined with rubber, is supplied for electric light work.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
Delancy opened the glove compartment in the instrument board and took out a pair of field glasses.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
For young ladies, at home, ribbon or velvet are the most suitable materials for a head-dress.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VELVET GLOVE

  • delicacies
  • fastidiousness
  • gentle handlings
  • gentleness
  • good tastes
  • kid-glove treatments
  • leniency
  • light hands
  • light reins
  • refinements
  • tact
  • tolerances
  • velvet gloves
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.