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flat or without varying elevation

plane, level, planate, tabular, tabulate

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made flat, flattened

applanate, planiform, complanate

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bent or twisted out of its plane

warped, buckled

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smooth and free of roughness

even, uniform, glabrous, levigate

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smooth and shiny

lustrous, glossy, polished, burnished, buffed, glazed, varnished, shellacked, shellacked, lacquered, gleaming, glistening, glassy, suave

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like glass

glassy, glazed, glazy, vitreous, vitriform, hyaline

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not shiny

lusterless, dull, matte

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having an uneven surface

irregular, bumpy, humpy, hummocky, lumpy

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rough

coarse, prickly, scabrous, abrasive, scratchy, choppy, ragged, jagged, sandpapery, raspy

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rough with prominent irregularities

scraggly, scraggy

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having wrinkles

wrinkled, corrugated, rugose, crinkly, crinkled, crispate

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having a grain like consistency

grainy, granular, gritty, coarse grained, rough grained, granulated, branny

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having a sand like consistency

sandy, sabulous, tophaceous, arenaceous, arenarious

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having a pushed up surface

raised, embossed, relief, in relief

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having rounded protuberances

knobbed

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having small rounded protuberances

pimpled

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having hard ornamental protuberances

studded

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having raised (relief) patterns made by hammering the other side

repousse

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having a cut into surface

incised, engraved, tooled

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having small pits or indentations

chased

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sharp

acute, cutting, keen-edged, keen, knife edged, knife-like, razor-edge, razor like cultrate

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having or coming to a point

pointed, acute, acuminate, mucronate, acuate

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having sharp projections

thorny, prickly, barbed, spiny, echinated

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not sharp

dull, blunt, obtund, obtuse

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cut along the edge

nicked, notched, hacked

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having a sliced opening and openings

slit, cut, slashed, incised, gashed, scissored

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having scratches

scratches, scored, abraded, scuffed, scraped, scarred

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solid

substantial, dense, concrete, material, palpable, intact

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hard

firm, unyielding, inflexible, rock hard, stone-like, flinty, adamantine, indurate, steely

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hardened

toughened, indurate

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marble like

marmoreal

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granite-like

granitic

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cement like

cementitious

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diamond-like

adamantine

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stiff

rigid, starchy, inelastic, inflexible, inextensible

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tight

taut

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tough

fibrous, leathery, sinewy, ropy, stringy, gristly, chewy, coriaceous

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brittle

crisp

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soft

yielding, pliant

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limp

flaccid, slack, loose, baggy, droopy, loppy

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lacking solidity

flimsy, unsubstantial

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breakable

fragile, frangible, frail, crackable, crushable

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crumbleable

easily crumbled, friable, pulverizable

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easily cuttable or splittable

scissile

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rubbery, elastic

blubbery, resilient, springy

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yielding

claylike, doughy, pudding-like, pulpy, porridge like, pultaceous

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flexible

bendable, pliable, pliant, malleable, elastic, resilient, moldable, fictile

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moldable

supple, malleable, fictile

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stretchable

tensile, ductile, extensible

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limp

loose, flaccid, floppy

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mealy

floury, farinaceous

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flaky

scaly, squamate, shivery

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without moisture

dry, arid, desiccated, parched, sere

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offering poor or no traction

slippery, slick, lubricated, glossy

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oily, greasy, fat-like

slick, oleaginous, unguinous, sebaceous

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soapy

saponaceous

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coated

bedaubed, lacquered, filmy, overlayed, glossed

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sticky

viscous, viscid, adhesive, gummy, mucilaginous, agglutinative

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lying close against

adhering, clinging

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moist, damp, wet

dank, bedewed, dewy, roral, rorid, imbrued

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wet, watery

fluid, serous

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very wet

sodden, soaked, saturated, suffused

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coolly moist and sticky

clammy

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absorbent

porous, leachy

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wet and yielding

spongy, semiliquid, pulpy, mushy, squishy, oozy

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thick

clotted, grumous

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soft like nap or down

fluffy, downy, fleecy, cottony, feathery, lanuginous, lanuginous, lanuginose

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soft and lustrous

silken, satiny

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woolly

flocculent, lanate, lanose

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felt-like

pannose

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velvety

velutinous

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pillow like

cushiony, puffy

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feathery

plumy

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hairy

hirsute, bristly

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fuzzy

shaggy, nubby

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knobby

studded, lumpy, nubbly, knubbly, nubbed, noded, noduled

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very thin

sheer, lawny

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dense

compact, compacted, close-textured, thick, close-knit, consolidated, condensed

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clotted

congealed, coagulated

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separable

fissile, scissile, partable

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light and somewhat transparent

filmy, gauzy, gossamer, cobwebby

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powdery, dusty

floury, chalky, triturated, comminuted, pulverous, pulverulent, powdered

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foamy

frothy, spumescent

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jelly-like

gelatinous, colloidal

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cork-like

suberose

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rocky

petrous, calcified

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stony

pebbled, pebbly, gravelly

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covered with another material or substance

overlaid

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covered with a glossy surface

enameled

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covered with a crust

encrusted