Silken



adjective
1.
made of silk.
2.
like silk in smoothness, softness, glossiness, or delicateness.
3.
clad in silk.
4.
smoothly persuasive or ingratiating; mellifluous:
the senator’s silken oratory.
5.
elegant; luxurious.
adjective
1.
made of silk
2.
resembling silk in smoothness or gloss
3.
dressed in silk
4.
soft and delicate
5.
(rare) luxurious or elegant

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