silver


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Synonyms for silver

silverware

silver coins

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  • silver coins
  • coins
  • loose change
  • (small) change

second prize

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snowy

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a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal

coins made of silver

a light shade of grey

silverware eating utensils

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a trophy made of silver (or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition

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coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam

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turn silver

made from or largely consisting of silver

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having the white lustrous sheen of silver

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of lustrous grey

expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively

References in classic literature ?
The buttons of his waistcoat were sixpences; and the knees of his small-clothes were buttoned with silver threepences.
said the Jew, retorting the insults of his oppressor with passion, which, however impotent, he now found it impossible to bridle, ``I will pay thee nothing not one silver penny will I pay thee, unless my daughter is delivered to me in safety and honour?
No silver will I give thee, unless I were to pour it molten down thy avaricious throat no, not a silver penny will I give thee, Nazarene, were it to save thee from the deep damnation thy whole life has merited
Father Snail could not speak, he was too much affected; and so they gave them as a dowry and inheritance, the whole forest of burdocks, and said--what they had always said--that it was the best in the world; and if they lived honestly and decently, and increased and multiplied, they and their children would once in the course of time come to the manor-house, be boiled black, and laid on silver dishes.
With all my heart,' said Hans: 'but as you are so kind to me, I must tell you one thing--you will have a weary task to draw that silver about with you.
O silver fish in the silver stream, O golden fish in the golden gleam, Tell me, tell me, tell me true, Shall I find my girl if I follow you?
Looking up, I saw him flashing desperately in mid-air, a lovely foot of writhing silver.
At the same moment, however, there came from a little distance the musical tinkle of a bell that sounded like silver, a fairy-like and almost startling sound.
When the Wicked Witch looked out again and saw all her crows lying in a heap, she got into a terrible rage, and blew three times upon her silver whistle.
She looked down at Dorothy's feet, and seeing the Silver Shoes, began to tremble with fear, for she knew what a powerful charm belonged to them.
Now the Wicked Witch had a great longing to have for her own the Silver Shoes which the girl always wore.
She was not much hurt, but in her fall one of the Silver Shoes came off; and before she could reach it, the Witch had snatched it away and put it on her own skinny foot.
After picking out the silver shoe, which was all that was left of the old woman, she cleaned and dried it with a cloth, and put it on her foot again.
It now appears, however, that the Incas were latecomers to silver production.