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Synonyms for papery

Synonyms for papery

thin and paperlike

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of or like paper

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Dark, greasy-looking spots appear on leaves before turning papery. Tomatoes also develop large, "greasy" spots.
They remain attractive even as the papery lanterns decay and become skeletonised.
This was due to a thinner outer loose silk layer and a thinner, less papery envelope which allowed the dirt layer to be visible through it.
Remove as much of the papery covering of a whole garlic head as possible, without breaking up the garlic cloves from the head.
Tiny flowers can be seen dancing on the end of fine filaments - the whole bouquet surrounded by papery bracts.
His long bony face reminded Lev of an El Greco painting, along with his delicate hands and tapered fingers and papery white skin.
Related to umbels like cow parsley and carrots, they have highly decorative flowers with papery bracts and a pin-cushion of quivering stamens.
It's hard to not love the sweet earthy flavor of a sprout tossed in olive oil and browned until the crisp little edges of the outer leaves turn smoky and almost papery.
It feels solid and not papery, yet the item and the scrap material are easily recycled.
Spring bulbs for the balcony, papery in the cold soil.
Fir boughs, asters, papery blue hydrangeas strewn on the lawn, their beauty almost gone.
It is useful if brain, sat-nav and yes, those old-fashioned papery things called maps are used in conjunction with each other.
The papery husks around the fruits become bright orange as they mature and, when the leaves turn yellow and start to fall, they are simply beautiful.
For more information on the NewGen consortium or to submit a white papery visit, or contact Steve Robisont AFS senior technical director, at or 800/537-4237 ext.