Definition of Silkily

1. Adverb. In a silky manner. "`Darling,' she said silkily"

Definition of Silkily

1. Adverb. In a silky manner. ¹



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Definition of Silkily

1. in a silky manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silkily

silk wood
silkaline
silkalines
silke
silked
silken
silkened
silkening
silkenly
silkens
silkie
silkier
silkies
silkiest
silkily (current term)
silkiness
silkinesses
silking
silkless
silklike
silkman
silkmen
silkmoth
silkmoths
silkness
silkoline
silkolines
silks
silkscreen

Literary usage of Silkily

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1. The Flora of British India by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1890)
"... bracts hard, strongly ciliate, outer smaller glabrous, inner hemispheric rusty silkily hairy ; flowers pedicelled, £ in. dimn., and pedicel silkily ..."

2. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George. Massee (1893)
"... soft, white; convex then •expanded and almost plane, obtuse, silkily ... stem solid, 2A-4 in. long, i in. and more thick, soft, fragile, silkily- ..."

3. Sons and Lovers by David Herbert Lawrence (1922)
"... because of the sun. Paul was considerably taller than she, though he was not big. He fancied himself. On the fallow land the young wheat shone silkily. ..."

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