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  • It has a softness, richness and velvetiness underpinned by a steely strength.

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  • The concoction is intended to "evoke the velvetiness of the rose," rather than the smell of one, says Mr. Bhasin, a biochemist.

    P&G's Push Into Perfume

  • The butter just added another layer of velvetiness over the tender fish and, again, made for a very lovely dish.

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  • The butter just added another layer of velvetiness over the tender fish and, again, made for a very lovely dish.

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  • To luxuriate in the supple velvetiness of his hard warrior body.

    Touch a Dark Wolf

  • Look at the fruit : a moon-shape, a soft velvetiness, a lovely honey colour.

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  • Look at the fruit : a moon-shape, a soft velvetiness, a lovely honey colour.

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  • Indeed, if starch is absolutely necessary to give the mellowness and velvetiness to the sauce, it is much simpler to give it pure, which permits one to bring it to the point in as little time as possible, and to avoid a too prolonged sojourn on the fire.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Indeed, if starch is absolutely necessary to give the mellowness and velvetiness to the sauce, it is much simpler to give it pure, which permits one to bring it to the point in as little time as possible, and to avoid a too prolonged sojourn on the fire.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • But just the same, the pollen that gave to her skin its velvetiness was there.

    Star-Dust

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