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spongy

adjective

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  1. 1 giving easily to the touch spongy moss covered the ground Synonyms of spongy flabby, mushy, pulpy, soft, squashy, squishy, squooshyWords Related to spongy doughy, fleshy; droopy, flaccid, floppy, lank, limp, slack, yielding; bendable, compressible, crushable, elastic, flexible, kneadable, malleable, pliable, pliant, resilient, supple, willowy, workable; airy, lightNear Antonyms of spongy inelastic, inflexible, rigid, stiff, tense, unbending, unyielding; resistant, sound, strong, sturdy, tough; case-hardened, crush-proof, hardened, indurated, stiffened, tempered; compacted, compressed, condensed; adamantine, rock, rocklike; sturdy, substantialAntonyms of spongy firm, hard, solid

  2. 2 able to soak up liquids especially readily generously pour the brandy over the cake, which is so spongy that it will absorb most of the liquid Synonyms of spongy bibulous, absorbent, thirstyWords Related to spongy osmoticAntonyms of spongy nonabsorbent


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of very fine texture or delicate form

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