Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or property of being powdery, or of being divided into minute particles; resemblance to powder; pulverulence.

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  • noun The state or characteristic of being powdery

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  • noun having a very fine texture

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  • Explanation: purgation = act of spiritual purification all other words are related to 'powderiness'.

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  • But only temporarily, because the depth returns, although when it does, the hints of Mitsouko's trademark buttery powderiness are replaced with what I would describe as peppery powderiness.

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  • But only temporarily, because the depth returns, although when it does, the hints of Mitsouko's trademark buttery powderiness are replaced with what I would describe as peppery powderiness.

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  • Warm rather than the cool and vague, distant powderiness that most orris butter present.

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  • The base is neither particularly musky nor ambery; but there is certainly the animalic powderiness of opoponax weaved into a dry tobacco-leather base that might include castoerum, and the woods in question are the beautiful Moroccan cedarwood from the Atlas mountains.

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  • For the life of me I cannot remember the smell of marigolds, I can only say that in this particular fragrance the floral accord seems to be bright, not particularly sweet, with just enough powderiness to evoke lipsticks and foundations and all things classically feminine, retro and refined.

    Perfume Review: Montale Aoud Red Flowers

  • Warm rather than the cool and vague, distant powderiness that most orris butter present.

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  • The oily powderiness -yes, I know, sounds bizarre, but this is a bizarre scent- of violet in the heart contributes to that fleshy, robust feel.

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  • I'm looking forward to finding out how perfume that has an oily powderiness with grassy top notes smells to me!

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