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  • adj. Resembling a jewel or some aspect of one.


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jewel +‎ -like


  • Long, thin links of spicy sausage, or merguez, are nearly upstaged by the dreamy mashed potatoes and the jewellike cake of chopped tomato, eggplant and onion that round out the entree.

    Another direction for U Street Corridor gains a generous French bistro

  • It serves to protect the highly sensitive jewellike glans nestled in its flaps, and to mute some of the sensations it receives given those eight thousand nerve endings, touching the clit directly can sometimes be painful.

    The Straight Girl's Guide to Sleeping with Chicks

  • A sprinkler turned lazily on the lawn, spinning out water that fell in jewellike droplets on thick grass.

    Blood Hollow

  • One of the marvels connected with the jewellike prawns associated with sea anemones is the power they possess of controlling their colours to match those of their hosts.

    Last Leaves from Dunk Island

  • Alien expressions, fashioned out of loose, sickly white flesh and jewellike orbs and mouths that seemed to harbor swarms of tiny tentacles.


  • A single moon only shone on Krynn and for some reason that the wise among the elves could not explain, the pale light of this single moon glittered in each jewellike a staring eye, bringing no light at all to the Tower, so that the elves were forced to resort to candles and torches.

    Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • It is a paradox that your naturally loving and innocent spirits were born onto your magnificent, jewellike planet, only to surrender to the essentially ugly, paralyzing manifestations of pervasive negativity.

    Songs of the Arcturians

  • As they gathered for the evening meal in the main room of the family aerie, with the sky a dark velvet studded with jewellike stars beyond the window, Tad wondered if he shouldn't have opted for a quiet bite alone-or perhaps have gone hungry.

    The Silver Gryphon

  • Obviously, the ware - house abutting the dwelling was nothing more than a hollow shell within which this jewellike garden had been planted.

    Second Skin

  • In true human spectrum the thing glittered with jewellike warmth, but under maximum magnification he could make out no structure.

    Tides Of Light


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