Examples of grainy in a Sentence
The mustard has a grainy texture.
grainy sand kept it off the rankings as one of the nation's best beaches
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Milton said the Islamic State is light years ahead of the grainy propaganda videos used by al-Qaeda that mostly featured inspirational messages to encourage recruits to find their way to an al-Qaeda training camp.
The grainy photo was taken by a security camera attached to a light pole on the northwest side of Sharkheads, a sprawling souvenir shop situated on the south side of U.S. 90 in Biloxi, as the storm's 10.5-foot tidal surge swept beneath the building.
In what has become a Halloween tradition, TV stations throughout the state replay the grainy, black-and-white footage of Cannon's run every year -- and every year LSU fans relish it.
Sticking what is basically a magnifying glass in front of the grainy LG screen feels like strapping a dirty window to your face.
Breakfast was a lovely affair in the inn’s bar—homemade yogurt, grainy bread, salmon smoked a few towns over in Newlyn.
The Southern version of this Italian dish came with grainy cheddar grits and a small side salad.
Those turkeys looked terribly grainy, which made me wish the phone had a second 2x telephoto lens, like the iPhone 8 Plus.
Once a seedy, slightly shameful taste fed by cheap paperbacks with screaming titles and grainy black-and-white photo inserts, true crime has recently decamped to a classier part of town.
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First Known Use of grainy
Synonymsgrained, coarse, granular, granulated
Antonymsdusty, fine, floury, powdery, superfine, ultrafine
Related Wordsunfiltered, unrefined; earthy, gravelly, gritty, sandy; pebbly, rocky, stony (also stoney); coarse-grained, cracked, kibbled, lumpy, mealy
Near Antonymsbuttery, smooth, velvety; filtered, levigated, refined; close-grained, comminuted, ground, micronized, milled, mulled, pestled, pulverized, reduced, triturated
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