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See definition of waxlike on Dictionary.com
  • as inimpressionable
  • as inpale
  • as inwaterish

synonyms for waxlike

  • susceptible
  • impressible
  • affectable
  • affected
  • feeling
  • influenceable
  • ingenuous
  • open
  • perceptive
  • plastic
  • receptive
  • responsive
  • sensible
  • sensile
  • sensitive
  • sentient
  • suggestible
  • susceptive
  • vulnerable
  • wax-like
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antonyms for waxlike

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  • insusceptible
  • obstinate
  • stubborn
  • unimpressionable
  • unresponsive
  • radiant
  • glowing
  • colorful
  • dark
  • heavy
  • colored
  • smart
  • light
  • distinct
  • clear
  • bright
  • happy
  • strong
  • intelligent
  • healthy
  • flushed
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    How to use waxlike in a sentence

    Pushing up through the wet soil, already showed early snowplants, those strange, waxlike towers of crimson.
    THE RULES OF THE GAMESTEWART EDWARD WHITE
    His pale, inscrutable face was as waxlike as ever; his eyes were as cold, as penetrating, as old in their look of supreme wisdom.
    THE GAMBLERKATHERINE CECIL THURSTON
    There were a dozen of the lovely waxlike blooms amongst them, uninjured.
    DESPAIR'S LAST JOURNEYDAVID CHRISTIE MURRAY
    She fairly trembled with joy as she uncovered the waxlike flowers of dainty pink and white.
    PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
    The name paraffin generally applies to a colorless and tasteless waxlike substance that is solid at ordinary temperature.
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    Flowers that cannot be painted by brush or in coloring to do justice to the delicate waxlike originals.
    THE FANTASTIC CLANJOHN JAMES THORNBER
    The writing on these "books" is the cuneiform, and was done by impressing the "style" on the clay while in a waxlike condition.
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    This was baled out with buckets into a tank, concreting as it cooled into a waxlike substance, bland and tasteless.
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    Her calm, waxlike face was faintly flushed at the fulfilment of her ardent longings.
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    The grand lady forgot her sentiment, and the little waxlike figures gave way.
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    WORDS RELATED TO WAXLIKE

    • anemic
    • ashen
    • ashy
    • blanched
    • bloodless
    • cadaverous
    • colorless
    • deathlike
    • dim
    • doughy
    • dull
    • faded
    • faint
    • feeble
    • ghastly
    • gray
    • haggard
    • inadequate
    • ineffective
    • ineffectual
    • insubstantial
    • livid
    • lurid
    • pallid
    • pasty
    • poor
    • sallow
    • sick
    • sickly
    • spectral
    • thin
    • unsubstantial
    • wan
    • washed-out
    • waxen
    • waxlike
    • weak
    • white
    • whitish
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