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Be aware that there is a fine line between too watery and too dry.

Whey is the watery part of milk that separates during the cheese-making process.

Octopuses move through their watery world “by touching everything,” he notes.

Easter Island, its iconic statues whittled away by watery erosion.

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So devising ways to study a filmy species alive in its watery home is the way to move the science forward.

He said he watched waste haulers back up to the pit and unleash torrents of watery muck.

When multiple cases of watery diarrhea spread through one village, doctors feared it was cholera.

Many were heard coughing and seen rubbing watery, stinging red eyes.

It depicts an exhausted Texas oil field on scrub land, an old railroad bed and a watery ditch converging in the distance.

In Ring, Sadako, the protagonist had died in a well, and returns from the watery grave to haunt the living.

And its watery places shall be dry, all they shall mourn that made pools to take fishes.

As you neared it, however, the watery veil seemed flung over them, like the foamy tulle over a bride.

As I receded, the watery veil would disappear, and as I approached it would again take form.

He again sank, and it was only after great exertion that the brave sailors succeeded in rescuing him from a watery grave.

Long-yen is somewhat smaller, but is also white and tender, though the taste is rather watery.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to watery, such as: colorless, damp, moist, runny, adulterated, and anemic.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.