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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Of or relating to snow.

Usage examples (6)
  • Strong, slender fingers tested the niveous marble carvings of the wall, and then she was climbing like a monkey.
  • Roofless walls of niveous stone and truncated alabaster columns, never completed and now wreathed by thick vines, covered the leveled top of the mountain.
  • "Yes, my dear daughter," said her venerable son-in-law, running his fingers through his niveous thatch, "he was the first of the time - wasting Van Winkles."
  • He was ten paces from the niveous stone rail. for more
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