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Synonyms for aerial

of or relating to air

imposingly high

so light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film

Synonyms for aerial

a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer

existing or living or growing or operating in the air

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characterized by lightness and insubstantiality

References in classic literature ?
They call it "the crest of the world," and think that Wacondah, or the master of life, as they designate the Supreme Being, has his residence among these aerial heights.
But there was something in his physiognomy which seemed to cast a sort of aerial bridge over the impassable gulf produced by difference of race.
She is responsible only to the Aerial Board of Control the A.
Its own weight, and the aerial force opposed to it, which caused it to rise, combined with the strong easterly breeze, had been too much for the great length of cord holding it.
I was too old a hand in aerial warfare to be at a loss now for the right manoeuvre.
Koner, triumphantly demonstrated the feasibility of the journey, its chances of success, the nature of the obstacles existing, the immense advantages of the aerial mode of locomotion, and found fault with nothing but the selected point of departure, which it contended should be Massowah, a small port in Abyssinia, whence James Bruce, in 1768, started upon his explorations in search of the sources of the Nile.
There were continual outbursts, melodies, unexpected cadences, then simple phrases strewn with aerial and hissing notes; then floods of scales which would have put a nightingale to rout, but in which harmony was always present; then soft modulations of octaves which rose and fell, like the bosom of the young singer.
Just before dusk Clayton finished his ladder, and, filling a great basin with water from the near-by stream, the two mounted to the comparative safety of their aerial chamber.
At length he gained the crest of the hill, and saw, thrown out in black, upon the horizon whitened by the moon, the aerial form of Raoul.
Particularly she must strike America, swiftly, because there, if anywhere, lay the chance of an aerial rival.