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silken

adjective

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

  2. 2 showing obvious signs of wealth and comfort she was unaccustomed to living in such silken surroundings Synonyms of silken Babylonian, deluxe, lavish, Lucullan (also Lucullian), luxe, luxuriant, luxury, opulent, palace, palatial, plush, plushy, luxurious, sumptuousWords Related to silken 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 of silken economical, frugal, meager (or meagre), spare, stingy, thriftyAntonyms of silken ascetic (also ascetical), austere, humble, no-frills, spartan


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