Resembling sawdust

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Scobiform — Scob i*form, a. [L. scobs, or scobis, sawdust, scrapings + form: cf. F. scobiforme.] Having the form of, or resembling, sawdust or raspings. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scobiform — scob·i·form …   English syllables

  • scobiform —   a. like sawdust …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • scobiform — ˈskäbəˌfȯrm, ˈskōb adjective Etymology: Latin scobis + English form : resembling sawdust or raspings …   Useful english dictionary

  • chalky — Synonyms and related words: argent, argentine, branny, canescent, chalklike, comminute, comminuted, cretaceous, crushed, detrital, detrited, disintegrated, dusty, efflorescent, farinaceous, fine, flaky, fleecy white, floury, frosted, frosty,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • crushed — Synonyms and related words: abashed, ashamed, baffled, balked, betrayed, bilked, blasted, blighted, blushing, branny, broken, broken down, brokenhearted, brought low, chagrined, chalklike, chalky, chapfallen, comminute, comminuted, conquered,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dusty — Synonyms and related words: Quaker colored, Saharan, acier, anhydrous, arid, ashen, ashy, athirst, barren, blah, blank, bloodless, bone dry, branny, broken record, bromidic, canescent, chalklike, chalky, characterless, cinereous, colorless,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • farinaceous — Synonyms and related words: botanic, branny, bulbous, cereal, chalklike, chalky, comminute, comminuted, crushed, detrital, detrited, disintegrated, dusty, efflorescent, fine, flaky, floury, fruitlike, fruity, furfuraceous, gone to dust, grated,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fine — Synonyms and related words: Babylonian, Corinthian, OK, Roger, absolutely, abstruse, accomplished, accurate, acrid, acute, admirable, adulterated, advantageous, aesthetic, aesthetically appealing, affable, agreeable, airy, alive and kicking, all… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • flaky — Synonyms and related words: abnormal, anomalous, apish, arbitrary, asinine, asperous, balmy, bananas, barmy, bats, batty, beany, befooled, beguiled, besotted, bonkers, brainless, branny, buffoonish, buggy, bughouse, bugs, capricious, chalklike,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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