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Synonyms for hair

let your hair down

make someone's hair stand on end

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not turn a hair

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  • remain calm
  • keep your cool
  • not bat an eyelid
  • keep your hair on

Synonyms for hair

Synonyms for hair

filamentous hairlike growth on a plant

any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal

cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair

a filamentous projection or process on an organism

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He tried to drink, and revel, and swear away the memory; but often, in the deep night, whose solemn stillness arraigns the bad soul in forced communion with herself, he had seen that pale mother rising by his bedside, and felt the soft twining of that hair around his fingers, till the cold sweat would roll down his face, and he would spring from his bed in horror.
The hair of this Trunk is REAL hair--so to speak--white in patched, brown in patches.
His soft voice was saying over and over again those pretty things she had heard in the wood; his arm was round her, and the delicate rose-scent of his hair was with her still.
And when she came to the meadow, she sat down upon a bank there, and let down her waving locks of hair, which were all of pure silver; and when Curdken saw it glitter in the sun, he ran up, and would have pulled some of the locks out, but she cried:
She was lying dead, in the same position he had seen her in five minutes before and, despite the fixed eyes and the pallor of the cheeks, the same expression was on her charming childlike face with its upper lip covered with tiny black hair.
He pulled with all his might; but the hair remained fast.
A tall girl, with large dark-blue eyes, ivory outlines, and a gloss of darkness on her smooth hair.
He sat down abruptly, almost cataleptically, drew his head away from the clutch of her hands and out of the entanglement of her hair, and, his nose thrust upward at an angle of forty-five degrees, he began to quiver and to breathe audibly in rhythm to the rhythm of her singing.
A gay young lord had stolen a lock of a beautiful young lady's hair, and she was so angry about it that there was a coolness between the two families.
It can't be denied your hair is terrible red; but I knew a girl once--went to school with her, in fact--whose hair was every mite as red as yours when she was young, but when she grew up it darkened to a real handsome auburn.
I know one thing," said Cecily resolutely, "and that is, I'm going to curl my hair for to-morrow night.
Her beautiful hair gleamed like molten gold in the warm firelight.
The Lovely Maiden with Azure Hair sends for the poor Marionette, puts him to bed, and calls three Doctors to tell her if Pinocchio is dead or alive
Rapidly she pulled down her hair and let it fall to its full length.
How did Mademoiselle Stangerson wear her hair on that evening?