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silken

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of silken

  1. 1 smooth or delicate in appearance or feel the silken texture of the synthetic fabric Synonyms cottony, downy, satin, satiny, soft, silklike, silky, velvetlike, velvetyRelated Words creamy; chiffon, delicate, fine, slick; ultrasoftNear Antonyms bumpy, irregular, jagged, lumpy, pebbly; broken, jagged, ragged, roughened, rugged, scraggy; grainy, granular, grittyAntonyms coarse, harsh, rough, scratchy

  2. 2 showing obvious signs of wealth and comfort she was unaccustomed to living in such silken surroundings Synonyms Babylonian, deluxe, lavish, Lucullan (also Lucullian), luxe, luxuriant, luxury, opulent, palace, palatial, plush, plushy, luxurious, sumptuousRelated Words costly, dear, expensive, precious, premium, rich; extravagant, grandiose, ostentatious, pretentious, showy; august, awesome, awful, baronial, beautiful, gorgeous, grand, heroic (also heroical), imposing, impressive, kingly, magnificent, majestic, monumental, noble, proud, regal, royal, splendid, stately; comfortable, cozy, homelike, snugNear Antonyms economical, frugal, meager (or meagre), spare, stingy, thriftyAntonyms ascetic (also ascetical), austere, humble, no-frills, spartan


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