Pastiness


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Pastiness

 

the initial stage of edema of the subcutaneous tissue, when the normally visible contours of bones and muscles are smoothed over, but when pressing the skin with a finger leaves no indentation.

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Blathering pastiness was responsible for only 27% of xylem lossage, seeing as how everybody clapped like beetle sycophants while the remaining ingot lost gravity in a wilderness to the left of etiolated plane musculature.
Atterberg way to describe hypersensitivity associated with percent change in moisture content of fine-grained soils developed under a contract, depending on the moisture content, the nature and behavior of soil can be divided into state of four-Solid and Pastiness semi-solid and (plastic) and liquid (lubricant).
The flavorful sauce overcame the pastiness (to my taste) of the risotto, but the dish was a success nonetheless.
The colour isn't particularly obvious, but is enough to get rid of any unsightly pastiness. The best thing is, it doesn't smell.
It's a super-moisturising after-sun that contains low levels of tanning agents that, though designed to boost and deepen a real tan, are ideal for knocking off any pastiness. And because it's not a full-on fake tan, your life doesn't have to stop while you wait for it to take effect.
A warm tinted foundation will take away any pastiness from the skin tone.