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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

having a flower that resembles an orchid

Usage examples (10)
  • There's an orchid-like hothouse quality to him that's both endearing to his supporters and confusing to his detractors.
  • But not being ordinary -- on the contrary, and without undue pride, denominating myself as a most extraordinary, rare, and orchid-like male creature, I feel that the...
  • Past winners of the competition have built networks of water troughs, bunches of hammocks; gigantic orchid-like seating arrangements; geo-textile thatched cooling...
  • A strange, orchid-like growth sprang up in the air. for more
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