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1. silken

adjective. ['ˈsɪlkən'] having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light.

Synonyms

  • silklike
  • satiny
  • sleek
  • silky
  • bright

Antonyms

  • artless
  • roughness
  • implausible
  • nonslippery

Etymology

  • silken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • seolcen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Silken

  • mcquilkin
  • wilken
  • milken

Sentences with silken


1. Noun, singular or mass
The silken bags covering the larvae that do the most damage are about 1/8-inch long in the early spring.

2. Verb, base form
They're attached to silken fibers that let them disperse on the wind.

3. Adjective
Both silken and firm tofu can serve as egg substitutes.

4. Noun, plural
of silken or soft tofu, according to The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council.

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