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Silkiness   Listen
noun
Silkiness  n.  
1.
The quality or state of being silky or silken; softness and smoothness.
2.
Fig.: Effeminacy; weakness. (R.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Silkiness" Quotes from Famous Books



... words of her own until Lady Cumnor had spoken and given the cue. But there was something in Molly's little speech, or in her straightforward manner, that amused instead of irritating Lady Cumnor in her present mood. Perhaps she was tired of the silkiness with which she had been shut up for ...
— Wives and Daughters • Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

... an endearing term, sprang to his lips, and each time the fear clamped his tongue in a vise of steel. A thousand times he wanted to touch her, feel the silkiness of her hair, the warmth of her lips, but each time the fear and uncertainty stood between them like twin specters of doom, pointing and saying, ...
— Faithfully Yours • Lou Tabakow



Words linked to "Silkiness" :   sleekness, silky, smoothness



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