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  • adj. Resembling flesh


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

flesh +‎ -like


  • I have therefore adopted it in this enumeration.] [Footnote 13: The term fleshlike is employed to express that roughness of the valves, which somewhat resembles flesh in its appearance, but which is very different from the thickening of the parietes of the heart.]

    Cases of Organic Diseases of the Heart

  • They're painted a fleshlike orangey tan on the left, roughly brushed greens to the right, to which are added dabs of turquoise and red.

    Disproportionately Powerful

  • I mean, all that technology in an itty-bitty piece of fleshlike substance.


  • These are animals that have their hard structure outside, and their soft or fleshlike substance inside, and the hard substance belonging to them has to be crushed rather than shattered; and to this genus belongs the crawfish and the crab.

    The History of Animals

  • Further, the substance of some of these intermediate creatures is fleshlike, as is the case with the so-called tethya (or ascidians) and the acalephae (or sea-anemones); but the sponge is in every respect like a vegetable.

    The History of Animals

  • About this period the embryo begins to resolve into distinct parts, it having hitherto consisted of a fleshlike substance without distinction of parts.

    The History of Animals

  • Dale could see a plastic-wrapped ham protruding from the largest of the plastic bags, the pink meat looking vaguely fleshlike and obscene.

    A Winter Haunting

  • The little lights which gave faint illumination were not, as he had first thought, lamps or brands, but seemed naturally luminescent, delicate nodes of soft, glowing substance, almost fleshlike in appearance.

    The Fortress of the Pearl

  • The paneled walls of the dining room seemed fleshlike in the soft light, each knot a spiraling black eye.

    Over the Edge

  • He staggered back against the iridescent membrane and felt its fleshlike texture on his back.

    The Vanishing Tower


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