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starry

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1 of or relating to the stars
  • the starry light of the firmament on a clear night

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2 having or marked by a tendency to be guided more by ideals than by reality
  • had the starry idea the Western military forces would waltz in there and put an end to rivalries that have been raging for hundreds of years

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The first known use of starry was in the 15th century

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“Starry.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/starry. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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