snow


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Synonyms for snow

Synonyms for snow

precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals

a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980)

street names for cocaine

fall as snow

conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end

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At last, in a moment of inspiration, I kicked out a big lump of snow and struck it as plaster on my head.
The horror of being blocked up at Randalls, while her children were at Hartfield, was full in her imagination; and fancying the road to be now just passable for adventurous people, but in a state that admitted no delay, she was eager to have it settled, that her father and Emma should remain at Randalls, while she and her husband set forward instantly through all the possible accumulations of drifted snow that might impede them.
the little one cried again and again, stretching itself forward so as almost to escape from Silas's arms, before he himself was aware that there was something more than the bush before him--that there was a human body, with the head sunk low in the furze, and half-covered with the shaken snow.
At last it came, revealing a landscape blind with snow.
In the cold hour the fire began to die, and I was about stepping forth to replenish it, for now the snow came in flying sweeps and with it a chill mist.
The snow was generally at least twenty inches in depth, and in many places much more: those who dismounted had to beat their way with toilsome steps.
At last, when they had frosted one another all over with handfuls of snow, Violet, after laughing heartily at little Peony's figure, was struck with a new idea.
The month of December set in drearily, with rain in the valleys and snow upon the hills.
He crawled back over the huddled dogs, dusted the dry snow from his furs with the whalebone beater that Amoraq kept by the door, tapped the skin-lined roof of the house to shake off any icicles that might have fallen from the dome of snow above, and curled up on the bench.
He was not the kind of man to be turned from his business by any commotion of the elements; and at the appointed hour his sleigh glided up through the snow like a stage-apparition behind thickening veils of gauze.
Their bases swell gently from the plain, looking at that distance perfectly round and smooth; and upon the top of each is a vast hillock covered with snow, exactly corresponding to the nipple on the female breast.
said Pierre, and at the word "three," he went quickly forward, missing the trodden path and stepping into the deep snow.
The tracks left by the sledge-runners were immediately covered by snow and the road was only distinguished by the fact that it was higher than the rest of the ground.
The trees, burdened with the last infinitesimal pennyweight of snow their branches could hold, stood in absolute petrifaction.
And there, out in the snow of their back track, was the she-wolf waiting for him.