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adjective as in springlike

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Example Sentences

This year we could use a little vernal harmony as we emerge like moles into the sunlight after 12 months of shutdowns and loss.

From Time

The newly-vernal sun beat down hot last Friday afternoon in the Palestinian West Bank village of Bi'lin.

Happy it was beyond any other time, except perhaps a few vernal days of boyhood, but it was unmarked by any incidents.

It took them nearly two hours to get there, as they rowed leisurely, and enjoyed the luxury of the vernal air.

When the vernal or autumnal storms delay to break, they are gathering strength; hoarding up their fury for more sure destruction.

We now begin to expect our vernal migration of ring-ousels every week.

Intergradation occurs with the latter subspecies at Vernal, Uintah County, in cranial measurements and in color.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vernal, such as: fresh, spring, verdant, young, and youthful.

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