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spongy

spon·gy

spongy

 
pronunciation:
spuhn ji
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: spongier, spongiest
definition: resembling a sponge in lightness, porosity, absorbency, or esp. resiliency.
soft, spongy grounda spongy woven materialspongy bread
antonyms:
hard
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derivations: spongily (adv.), sponginess (n.)