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silken

silk·en

silken

 
pronunciation:
sIl kn
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made of or similar to silk in appearance or texture.
definition 2: smooth or pleasing; graceful or refined.
the dancer's silken movements
similar words:
soft
Word Parts
The word silken contains the following part:
-en2 Old English adjective-forming suffix that means made of
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The suffix -en2forms adjectives from monosyllabic native English nouns denoting material or source