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gossamer
n. a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture
gossamer, cobweb
n. filaments from a web that was spun by a spider
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gossamer, ethereal
adj. characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy; "this smallest and most ethereal of birds"; "gossamer shading through his playing"
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plumage, plume, feather
n. the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
chiffon
n. a sheer fabric of silk or rayon
thistledown
n. pappus of a thistle consisting of silky featherlike hairs attached to the seed-like fruit of a thistle
tenuous
adj. having thin consistency; "a tenuous fluid"
rarified, rarefied, rare
adj. having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"
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dainty
adj. especially pleasing to the taste; "a dainty dish to set before a kind";
subtle, faint
adj. faint and difficult to analyze; "subtle aromas"
fragile
adj. vulnerably delicate; "she has the fragile beauty of youth"
soft, gentle, easy
adj. having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
half-hardy
adj. (of plants) requiring protection from frost; "half-hardy annuals"
light-handed
adj. having a metaphorically delicate touch; "the translation is...light-handed...and generally unobtrusive"- New Yorker
overdelicate
adj. extremely delicate; "an overdelicate digestive system"
pastel
adj. lacking in body or vigor; "faded pastel charms of the naive music"
tender
adj. (of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition; "tender green shoots"
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gossamer
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