Adjective, : His face had a waxy shine. ,Be careful! The floor is waxy. ,a waxy personality. From Dictionary.com.
At last, the waxiness of the face was gone and the milky eyes stared forward, corrupted but defiant. From Wordnik.com. [Gorky Park]
They go a bit limp and the grease coagulates just enough to coat your tongue with that carnauba waxiness. From Wordnik.com. [Babette’s Feast II: This Time It’s Personal] Reference
We felt the tangyness of the lime juice in the icing is really needed to cut through the fat waxiness of the macadamias in the cake. From Wordnik.com. [Coconut & Lime Macadamia Cake] Reference
Mature leaves, which have had time to develop physical attributes such as toughness and waxiness, require only the protection conferred by the imino acids. From Wordnik.com. [Chapter 7] Reference
Not an all-over waxiness though, there was no blood on my face now but the pine needles had left their mark, I looked like someone with galloping impetigo. From Wordnik.com. [When Eight Bells Toll]
She wore flowery prints, very summer-like dresses — even when it wasn't summer — and she had a funny kind of over-powdered sense about her (as if, if you touched her, a small puff of powder would blast through her pores); at other times, her skin had a waxiness about it (as if, if you touched her, your finger might leave a dent). From Wordnik.com. [The Hotel New Hampshire]
He was growing whiter, too, with the uncanny waxiness of a surface lighted from within. From Wordnik.com. [The Brentons] Reference
Almost spritzy on the palate, with flavors of citrus, honeydew melon and a hint of waxiness. From Wordnik.com. Reference
In the mouth it offers pineapple flavors, a nice body that has a fresh, clear quality, and a hint of waxiness on the long finish. From Wordnik.com. [Vinography: A Wine Blog] Reference
Whisky taster Charles MacLean described it as "a delicate, fresh, vital, fruity whisky, with unusual attributes of waxiness and smokiness". From Wordnik.com. [AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories] Reference
The look of waxiness had been increasing, all night long; the breathing was becoming fitful; the tiny figure seemed relaxed in every weakening limb. From Wordnik.com. [The Brentons] Reference
Whisky taster Charles MacLean described the single malt as "a delicate, fresh, vital, fruity whisky, with unusual attributes of waxiness and smokiness". From Wordnik.com. [Latest News - Yahoo!7 News] Reference
A www poczta pl who pipit overindulgence and has quixotic them to drifting waxiness with insurmountable goodish veteran ginkgophytina has been soho by constitutional unprofitable. From Wordnik.com. [Rational Review] Reference
When wrought by a clever craftsman, its surface has neither the waxiness of Parian, nor the brittle edge of Carrara marble; and it resists weather better than marble of the choicest quality. From Wordnik.com. [New Italian sketches] Reference
A closer examination resulted in the discovery that, with the exception of the first flower I had plucked, they were one and all ingeniously constructed of thin slices of potato, marvelously cut to imitate the vegetable waxiness and formality of the real flower. From Wordnik.com. [Stories in Light and Shadow] Reference
He was a fair-faced youth of about twenty years, with pale reddish-brown eyes, dark hair reddish at the roots, and a singular white and pink waxiness of oval cheek, which, however, narrowed suddenly at the angle of the jaw, and fell away with the retreating chin. From Wordnik.com. [A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's and Other Stories] Reference
Combines a good tone with a waxiness that shrugs off performers' spit. From Wordnik.com. [Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph] Reference
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