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  • adj. Resembling flint; stony.


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flint +‎ -like


  • Tastanaki gathered himself, a new, flintlike edge to his resolve.

    Fire The Sky

  • Her expression was of flintlike hardness, but her eyes held absolute love.


  • Neutron-activation analysis of 10 flintlike pieces of jasper, used to start fires, reveal trace elements present only in jasper from western Greenland and Iceland.

    The Ancient Mariners

  • Ahead of her, presently, she saw an outcropping of dark, flintlike rock that sloped upward into what looked like a rugged crag rising among the trees.

    Conan The Warrior

  • Time's hand had softened the harsh stone into mellow beauty; but the flintlike characters of the Howes and

    The Wall Between

  • Malcolm Neil sat like a graven image, no expression showing on his flintlike face nor in his eyes.

    The Gray Dawn

  • It serves no real purpose and it could be argued that behind its richly coloured flags are flintlike faces devoted to the simple acquisition of incredible wealth.

    1000 Words Rss

  • In vivid detail, with only the flintlike hardness in his eyes revealing his emotions, the witness had recalled how the young woman had been dragged into the main basement meeting room wearing a hood and how she’d looked when the hood had been removed.



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