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Synonyms for moonlike

resembling the moon in shape


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Always associated with money most likely because of the plant's circular seed pods, in the middle of which is a silvery, papery, translucent, moonlike membrane--the seed pods remain on the flower stalks from late summer well into fall.
The grainy images showed a desiccated, moonlike surface lacking in little green men.
The moonlike path of the hike slowly transformed into streams with rocks of various colorssome were clay red, others bright yellow due to the sulfur in the mountain streams.
He had a grossly moonlike face [Figure 1], striae and hypertrichosis [Figure 2] with thin skin in his genital area.
This mountain's power lies in the open secret of its remote apparition, silvery low-relief coming and going moonlike at the horizon, always loftier, lonelier, than I ever remember.
Though his face remainscuriously gentle in the pictures that survive, his huge, pale headhovering moonlike in any biography's glossy insert, he getsquarrelsome.
He was large for his age and had a wide and moonlike face.
At the eerie, moonlike summit of Mont Ventoux, Froome took a victory difficult to better in the history of British cycling.
Tours highlight areas transformed by volcanic activity into moonlike landscapes.
Cameron described a moonlike setting 6.8 miles below the surface - desolate, dark and barren.
Millennia of human habitation, 11 modern nations, and landscapes that appeal and appal in equal measure: seas of sand and moonlike mountains, wastelands of rock and life-giving oases.
for a moment at Shreve leaning forward into the lamp, his naked torso pink-gleaming and baby-smooth, cherubic, almost hairless, the twin moons of his spectacles glinting against his moonlike rubicund face" (147).
At its best, interdisciplinary work surprises scholars across its subject divisions, but linguists will find here a rehearsal of what to them are wellknown positions, while theatre scholars will suffer at least occasional frustration, or even mirth, at the Moonlike exegesis of moments such as Mrs Drudge's telephone explanation, in Tom Stoppard's The Real Inspector Hound, that she and the rest of the cast are "here cut off from the world" (19).
She felt the soft, moonlike craters underneath her feet in the light of a full moon streaming and beaming upon the dark night sand.
Reports also came in of "moonlike craters" on St Asaph Avenue in Kinmel Bay and at Denbighshire village Aberwheeler, where there was an "enormous" hole on the road to Llandyrnog.