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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A dense smooth shiny body that is formed inside a mollusk. Also: A person or thing considered to be valuable or beautiful.

Usage examples (36)
  • Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below.
  • The pearl is flawless, pigeon-egg size, transluscent and softly luminous.
  • Supra kids still weep over the loss of their pearl from the American market.
  • I imagine the pearl is named so because it cries out to thieves like yourself. for more
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