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  • adjective comparative form of waxy: more waxy

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Examples

  • What she told me was that the oil in my skin had changed consistency, becoming waxier and therefore collecting in the ducts of my eyes and irritating the eyeball.

    Red-Faced About Rosacea « Colleen Anderson

  • Red-fleshed fingerling potatoes are waxier than yellow-fleshed, so they crisp on the outside; use whatever variety you can find, though, since either will work.

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  • Biotech companies are pouring millions into drought-resistant maize by giving the plants deeper roots and waxier leaves.

    What Green Revolution?

  • Red-fleshed fingerling potatoes are waxier than yellow-fleshed, so they crisp on the outside; use whatever variety you can find, though, since either will work.

    Sweetnicks- Food & Life - It's All at Sweetnicks

  • Indeed, the grass did seem to be a little richer and the leaves of the brush waxier in this spot.

    The Eternal Mercenary

  • By the way, at first glance, I couldn't tell who was waxier and more plastic.

    The Velvet Hot Tub | Freshest Stories

  • Shopping tip: Red-skinned potatoes are waxier and hold their shape better than russets when boiled.

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  • This means selecting plants that have waxier leaves or leaves arranged to reflect more sunlight.

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  • (As opposed to my previous Motorola Bluetooth, which rested on the ear without worming its way towards the waxier innards.)

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  • We sometimes see the smaller and darker "Purple Peruvian," which is a little denser and waxier than "All Blue"; it's perfect for steaming whole or cutting up and dressing for salads.

    The Seattle Times

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