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  • adj. comparative form of silky: more silky


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  • As vice-president, requiring even more fancy attire for herself and "silkier" underpinnings for the Vice-Dude, she would easily go through a figure ten times as large.

    The Moderate Voice

  • Sometimes I tell a story over and over and over again until you just want to hang yourself with some kind of nylon rope or like a bathrobe belt, or maybe something silkier, and hey, where's that ham I lost?

    The Archive

  • Pesto is best pounded by hand with a mortar and pestle; bruised, the cell walls of the basil leaves expel their oils more generously, making a silkier, more emulsified sauce than if they are slit open by the sharp metal blades of a blender or a knife.

    Day of Honey

  • Meet the new general, (not quite the) same as the old general; let's say Petraeus is a silkier version of Captain Willard, without the Kurtzean overtones of McChrystal.

    Pepe Escobar: Mistah McChrystal - He Dead

  • Somehow this technique produces a silkier tea everytime.

    Tony Cheng, chef

  • He began to substitute chocolate with higher butterfat to get a silkier, more nuanced taste.

    One Big Table

  • β€œIt smells awesome, and my hair felt cleaner and silkier.”

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  • The U.S. was back on its heels after a shocking 2-2 tie with No. 5 North Korea in the team's Cup and Group B opener Sept. 11, but big scorer Abby Wambach scored twice on a wicked penalty kick in the 34th minute and an even silkier shot after a long, beautiful pass from veteran captain Kristine Lilly in the 58th minute.

    Wambach's goals get U.S. back into Cup mix

  • Her skin was glowing, and even her hair seemed softer and silkier.


  • The hair was silkier, and he could easily imagine the dark strands fisted in his hand while he pumped in and out of that delectable body.

    Deep Kiss Of Winter


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