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Several of the 37-contributor show’s standouts are three-dimensional, even while many of the entries are merely a few wispy marks on paper or fabric.
IN THE GALLERIES: BIENNIAL SURVEY CELEBRATES MID-ATLANTIC ARTISTS OF MANY MEDIUMSMARK JENKINSOCTOBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This specimen has many unique features, but paleontologists were especially excited about the wispy, feathery fringe that ran all along the animal’s back, down to the tip of its tail.
HOW TYCOONS CREATED THE DINOSAUR - ISSUE 107: THE EDGELUKAS RIEPPELOCTOBER 20, 2021NAUTILUS
Hot climates, fast and light missions, and mountains that rarely see precipitation call for wispy ­rain gear.
BE PREPARED FOR WET WEATHER WITH THESE JACKETSSYADRONAUGUST 20, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
These animals had soft, wispy, quickly growing wool—finer than today’s best cashmere.
LLAMAS ARE HOTTER THAN EVER. HERE’S WHY.BY EMILY WAKILD/THE CONVERSATIONDECEMBER 21, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
These animals had soft, wispy, quickly growing wool – finer than today’s best cashmere.
LLAMAS ARE HAVING A MOMENT IN THE US, BUT THEY’VE BEEN ICONS IN SOUTH AMERICA FOR MILLENNIALGBTQ-EDITORDECEMBER 19, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The wispy youth shrugged his shoulders and growled some inarticulate reply in monosyllable.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
A lanky youth in shirt-sleeves, with a mud-coloured, wispy face, was presiding over the transactions.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
Within the round changing frame of wispy vapor two men sat by a fire of logs and branches.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
He was short and pudgy, with a halo of wispy hair and the coldest, grimmest eyes that Wyman had ever seen.
THE SYNDICC.M. KORNBLUTH
She turned away from him, her arms flung above her head and wispy hair veiling her damp cheek.
THE HAPPY ENDJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
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WORDS RELATED TO WISPY

  • attenuate
  • attenuated
  • delicate
  • diaphanous
  • filmy
  • flimsy
  • gossamer
  • paper-thin
  • permeable
  • rare
  • rarefied
  • refined
  • see-through
  • sheer
  • slight
  • slim
  • subtile
  • subtle
  • tenuous
  • translucent
  • unsubstantial
  • wafer-thin
  • wispy
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