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satiny, sleek, silken, silky, silklike, slickadjective
having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
"glossy auburn hair"; "satiny gardenia petals"; "sleek black fur"; "silken eyelashes"; "silky skin"; "a silklike fabric"; "slick seals and otters"
Similar in appearance or texture (especially in softness and smoothness) to silk.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from silk.
These kind of knaves, in plainness,
Harbour more craft, and more corrupter ends
Than twenty silky ducking observants,
That stretch their duties nicely. William Shakespeare, K. Lear.
A Silkie is a breed of domestic chicken.
Silky refers to a texture, appearance, or quality that is smooth, soft, and glossy, resembling or characteristic of silk. It can also describe something that moves or flows smoothly and easily.
of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; silken; silklike; as, a silky luster
hence, soft and smooth; as, silky wine
covered with soft hairs pressed close to the surface, as a leaf; sericeous
Song lyrics by silky -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by silky on the Lyrics.com website.
The numerical value of silky in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of silky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Billy Shampoo is better. I go on first and clean the hair. Conditioner is better. I leave the hair silky and smooth. Oh, really, fool Really.
The Jori Acne and Oil control primer is dermatologist-formulated specifically for people with adult breakouts and oily skin, it contains maximum strength 2 % salicylic acid along with a blend of botanicals that address the needs of adult skin. It can be worn on its own for a silky complexion or under makeup to help it go on smoother and stay on longer. Most importantly, it treats pimples and prevents future breakouts.
There's a beautiful snowy white, silky white, white with blond. Making white hair a fashion statement is growing, in part because women are rebelling against the tradition that you must avoid white and gray at all cost.
We did a much stronger brow and a bold lip for a French sort of feel. The way I shaded her eyebrows with the pencil, I created an uplifting effect. Then, I finished with a shimmering, silky-beige shadow on her lids, and went with no mascara at all. Sort of a reaction against all the fake lashes we've been seeing on the red carpet. i've been doing this for years and years and years -- people say things nice and they say things mean and it's like whatever.
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