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silky smooth

1. Very smooth; having a texture that is likened to silk, which is valued for its smoothness. What products do you use to make your hair so silky smooth? I just bought some silky smooth sheets, and now I never want to get out of bed! How did you get this chocolate mousse to be so silky smooth?
2. Charming in speech and behavior. Chad is so silky smooth that he always has a group of women swooning over him in any bar.
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silky

mod. smooth; unctuous. What a silky character. He could talk his way into the heart of some unsuspecting chick.
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SO BEGINS THE ADVERSARY: A TRUE STORY OF Monstrous Deception, one of the most silkily rancid novels of the past two decades.
The OdeM Chorus (as prepared by Jean-Marie Zeitoni) sounded hearty, and the Orchestre Metropolitain played forcefully and silkily where necessary.
Here we had Kowroski, new to her role, staunchly partnered by Philip Neal, glittering magnificently in "Diamonds," Miranda Weese and Jenifer Ringer, also a newcomer to the work, silkily elusive in "Emeralds," and the jauntily assertive Woetzel in "Rubies," which also boasted terrific role debuts from Ansanelli and the young Teresa Reichlen.
The deceptively tentative Cook was persuasive, not least because he spoke about only one brilliant project and because he spent maybe a quarter of his time talking affectionately about Graz, about the Grazer Schule and its silkily back-stabbing architectural fraternity, how everybody in restaurants stood up respectfully when an ecclesiastic came in, and how it pretended to be a nice little Baroque city when it was really a town on a fast-moving mountain stream which makes most of its money from car parking and students at the two local universities.
It glides through the six-speed box silkily and imparts an overall feeling of total control that speaks volumes for the design team at Nissan.
Nothing against the sky show upstairs, but my world was in the bowels of the planetarium: intently circling those 55-gallon oil drums, a chorus of carborundum grating in my ears, rouge and barnesite slipping silkily through my fingers, the diffraction pattern of optical flats casting a ghoulish glare, and the kidney-shaped shadows of the crowning Foucault test emerging from a razor's edge.
His book sheds new light on this fascinating old story, while providing today's climbers and backpackers with panoramic black-and-white photos and a detailed history of climbing in the silkily scenic Minarets.
Attwater, for his part, while he has the gentlemanly status, the Christian religion and such manly skills as being a fine shot that one would expect to find in an adventure hero, manifests these as a silkily brutal snobbishness, a religious megalomania and ruthlessness that make him a strong character but not of the sort in which "British readers" could "invest their hopes and values.
He'd grown to like the way the skirts left room for a breeze, the way the scarves billowed silkily against his face, the way the big, movie starlet sunglasses hid his face.
com has high praise for this product, noting that it "glides on as smoothly and silkily as an expensive department store brand and develops slowly into a respectable light brown color.
Through and beyond the fountain a cerulean haze (transitory as the dancers, silkily ephemeral as their finery) fades.
They were the breeders of champion dogs, stylish, voguish, silkily roguish.
For an additional sinister touch, to go with the sinister fables from various scriptures that are given extra currency during this pagan bore, the moral blackmail is silkily offered in the name of "the children," who of course hush their lisps and cries as they think of the Dear Leaders benevolence and amplitude.
The water nymph Ondine could have sounded more silkily seductive but those tricky passages of endless rippling were negotiated convincingly by the young Hungarian.