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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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