Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • While Treslove fiddles around with salt beef sandwiches and klezmer bands, Libor and Finkler find themselves, without the protection of marital and romantic love, cast into a world of such ambiguity and complication that their own identities, initially so solid-seeming, come under threat.

    The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson

  • Even such a solid-seeming and lasting object as a book will suffer from forces beyond my control.

    singapore is slowly eating my books

  • Jasper stood closest to the solid-seeming haze, in its shadow so that his skin did not glitter brilliantly in the sun the way the others did.

    Eclipse

  • He was an undefined mass, as solid-seeming as rock.

    Main Street

  • Throughout the big top we planned solid-seeming flooring, with a wide centre aisle, firm partition walls, and tented ceilings in each 'room' of pale peach-coloured thin pleated silk-like material.

    Decider

  • Each 'room' now had a high-rising Moorish-looking tented ceiling of pleated peach'silk 'above white solid-seeming walls, some of which were in fact taut whitened canvas laced onto poles.

    Decider

  • As if the solid-seeming earth beneath her feet had abruptly split apart, hurling her downward into a pit of nothingness.

    The Miko

  • The solid-seeming yellow tinge had been struck through with tendrils of a pale green; such a hue the land-bound world could never produce.

    The Ninja

  • But it was more solid-seeming in the twilight than before.

    Here Abide Monsters

  • I gave a last look into the mirror, to reassure myself that my creation was as solid-seeming as ever, and knew a spark of triumph when I saw that it was, even though I might later have to depend upon Eet to maintain it.

    Uncharted Stars

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.