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  • He thought of Antea with her dark-as-midnight eyes and feather-soft kisses.

    Caribou House « A Fly in Amber

  • Last night I pulled a down comforter over me in a five-star Dubai hotel as I sank luxuriously into the 1000 thread sheets and feather-soft mattress.

    Rejecting Willful Ignorance

  • Bryant leaned back and launched a feather-soft jumper over Phoenix's double team, neatly beating the first-quarter buzzer.

    Lakers Rout Suns In Western Conference Opener

  • “Have faith,” Mary Jane said in a feather-soft voice meant for my ears alone.

    Lifted

  • She smoothed the hair from his forehead with a feather-soft touch.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • He carried her back to the pavilion and laid her upon the feather-soft sleeping mat.

    Massage

  • Nowitzki's feather-soft jumper capped it to give them a 46-24 lead midway through the period, and the Mavs were off and running.

    USATODAY.com

  • The New Yorker solved the problem (in the Oct. 1 issue) with an extended Q&A, allowing Hermione Lee to caress the author with feather-soft questions.

    Zuckerman Unsound

  • Normally Kris's landings consisted of a smooth nose-up float followed by a feather-soft transference of wheels to earth.

    Second Wind

  • There was some crackling on the telephone line, a dead silence, and then a feather-soft female voice said, "Ethel, are you absolutely sure this is an emergency?"

    Kate

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