Vocabulary - touch-texture Flashcards Preview

Vocabulary - touch-texture > Vocabulary - touch-texture > Flashcards

Flashcards in Vocabulary - touch-texture Deck (11)
Loading flashcards...
1

tepid

1. (especially of a liquid) only slightly warm; lukewarm 2. showing little enthusiasm

2

torrid

1. Very hot and dry. 2.Full of passionate or highly charged emotions arising from sexual love.

3

wizened

shriveled or wrinkled with age (wizen: archaic variant of wizened)

4

diaphanous

transparent; thin and delicate

5

squamous

1 a : covered with or consisting of scales b : of, relating to, or being a stratified epithelium that consists at least in its outer layers of small scalelike cells. 2 : resembling a scale or plate; especially : of, relating to, or being the thin anterior upper portion of the temporal bone

6

willowy

1. bordered, shaded or covered by willows. 2. (of a person) tall, slim and lithe

7

tactile

connected with the sense of touch

8

fibrous

consisting of or characterized by fibers.

9

gossamer

delicate; filmy; like gauze

10

titillating

TIT-i-layt-ing) 1. stimulating from light touching; tickling. 2. pleasurably, superficially, or erotically exciting.

11

mealy

like meal; powdery, dry, soft, etc. dry and somewhat crumbly or coarse in texture, with little flavor: a mealy apple