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{adj: crushed} treated so as to have a permanently wrinkled appearance
"crushed velvet"

{adj: cut} fashioned or shaped by cutting
"a well-cut suit"
"cut diamonds"
"cut velvet"
<-> uncut

{adj: draped} covered in folds of cloth
"velvet-draped windows"

{adj: glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shining} reflecting light
"glistening bodies of swimmers"
"the horse's glossy coat"
"lustrous auburn hair"
"saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet"
"shining white enamel"

{adj: velvet, velvety, velvet-textured} smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste

{adj: velvet, velvety} resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface

{adj: velvety-furred, velvety-haired} having hair that feels like velvet

{adj: velvety-plumaged} plumage resembling velvet

{adj: velvety-skinned} having skin like velvet

{n: Gynura, genus Gynura} genus of Old World tropical herbs: velvet plants

{n: chesterfield} a fitted overcoat with a velvet collar

{n: common osier, hemp willow, velvet osier, Salix viminalis} willow with long flexible twigs used in basketry

{n: cowage, velvet bean, Bengal bean, Benghal bean, Florida bean, Mucuna pruriens utilis, Mucuna deeringiana, Mucuna aterrima, Stizolobium deeringiana} the annual woody vine of Asia having long clusters of purplish flowers and densely hairy pods; cultivated in southern United States for green manure and grazing

{n: dhak, dak, palas, Butea frondosa, Butea monosperma} East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye

{n: love-lies-bleeding, velvet flower, tassel flower, Amaranthus caudatus} young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal

{n: mascarene grass, Korean velvet grass, Zoysia tenuifolia} Asiatic creeping perennial grass; introduced in southern United States as a drought-resistant lawn grass

{n: mullein, flannel leaf, velvet plant} any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers

{n: onychophoran, velvet worm, peripatus} any of numerous velvety-skinned wormlike carnivorous animals common in tropical forests having characteristics of both arthropods and annelid worms

{n: pile, nap} the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave
"for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction"

{n: plush} a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet

{n: staghorn sumac, velvet sumac, Virginian sumac, vinegar tree, Rhus typhina} deciduous shrubby tree or eastern North America with compound leaves that turn brilliant red in fall and dense panicles of greenish yellow flowers followed by crimson acidic berries

{n: tree mallow, velvetleaf, velvet-leaf, Lavatera arborea} arborescent perennial shrub having palmately lobed furry leaves and showy red-purple flowers; southwestern United States

{n: velour, velours} heavy fabric that resembles velvet

{n: velvet ant} a solitary wasp of the family Mutillidae; the body has a coat of brightly colored velvety hair and the females are wingless

{n: velvet bent, velvet bent grass, brown bent, Rhode Island bent, dog bent, Agrostis canina} common grass with slender stems and narrow leaves

{n: velvet grass, Yorkshire fog, Holcus lanatus} tall European perennial grass having a velvety stem; naturalized in United States and used for forage

{n: velvet plant, purple velvet plant, royal velvet plant, Gynura aurantiaca} Javanese foliage plant grown for their handsome velvety leaves with violet-purple hairs

{n: velveteen} a usually cotton fabric with a short pile imitating velvet

{n: velvetleaf, velvet-leaf, velvetweed, Indian mallow, butter-print, China jute, Abutilon theophrasti} tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States

{n: velvet} a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back

{v: resplend} be resplendent or radiant ; to shine brightly
"The Queen's garments resplended in velvet and jewels"

{v: tinsel} interweave with tinsel
"tinseled velvet"


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