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adjective as in bubbling

adjective as in frothy

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Example Sentences

Jenny pulls our loaf from the oven, filling the kitchen with a tantalizing, yeasty smell.

It is as yeasty as a dinner roll, and cut to form a pocket with closed ends that shore in all ingredients.

As far as eye could reach, the sea was white; ten leagues of yeasty water filled the horizon.

At the bottom it was almost dark, so that the stream would hardly have been visible but for its yeasty foam.

But Bradish clung to the gunwale of the long-boat and stared out at the yeasty waves, blinking his eyes.

At last, near the horizon's rim, he spied a yeasty tumult of the sea, marking some obstruction at which the waves were tussling.

Something mushy and heavily soft like raised dough leaned against Jim's leg and chewed his trousers with a yeasty growl.


On this page you'll find 114 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to yeasty, such as: carbonated, ebullient, effervescent, effusive, and exuberant.

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