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silky

1. made of silk
2. Botany covered with long fine soft hairs

silky

female spirit who does household chores. [Br. Folklore: Briggs, 364–365]
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A silkily smooth soup of white onion and 36-month aged parmesan came served in a small white coffee cup, accompanied by house smoked salmon and caviar dished up in diminutive and crunchy toasted cones.
and chooses this alluring piece of the present that moves with the times and chirps or declares silkily in her own special code that he has messages or YouTube videos to watch.
A birdlike presence, she's mesmerising: silkily supple, with wonderfully expressive, eloquent arms, and impressive fouette work.
To get lusciously soft and silkily, manageable hair you need good hair habits.
One prominent example is the backing vocal "aahs" (shifting silkily between homophonic and simple contrapuntal textures) accompanying the slide guitar solo that conjure up memories of "Because" from Abbey Road, while the modulating guitar solo pays homage to "Something" from the same album (Beatles, 1969; Everett, 1999, pp.
The eight-speed ZF transmission works silkily through gears, managing the engine's potency with the ease of a talented director.
This organic, herbalicious balm is not goopy at all--it goes on silkily and leaves you feeling naturally moisturized when you need it the most.
And when DJ culture finally began making mainstream inroads in the latter part of the past decade, Lopez instead turned toward silkily sedate Spanish Sade worship with LP Como Area una Mujer.
Play returned to the opposite end of the pitch with Boro cutting their opponents open as Adam Reach silkily dribbled down the inside left channel before playing a low cross to Marvin Emnes.
MONDAY New Tricks (BBC One, 9pm) In the last episode of the current series, Tim McInnerny reprises his role as Stephen, the most silkily sinister civil servant this side of Mark Gatiss' Mycroft in Sherlock.
What surprised me was not so much how silkily tactile the piece was, but just how soft and warm it felt in the palm of one's hand.