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Word: musky

Definition: having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer


Sentences Containing 'musky'

According to James Montgomery of MTV News, she performed a "husky, musky version" of "You and I".
As I sat there at my ease, cross-legged on the deck; after the bitter exertion at the windlass; under a blue tranquil sky; the ship under indolent sail, and gliding so serenely along; as I bathed my hands among those soft, gentle globules of infiltrated tissues, woven almost within the hour; as they richly broke to my fingers, and discharged all their opulence, like fully ripe grapes their wine; as I snuffed up that uncontaminated aroma,--literally and truly, like the smell of spring violets; I declare to you, that for the time I lived as in a musky meadow; I forgot all about our horrible oath; in that inexpressible sperm, I washed my hands and my heart of it; I almost began to credit the old Paracelsan superstition that sperm is of rare virtue in allaying the heat of anger; while bathing in that bath, I felt divinely free from all ill-will, or petulance, or malice, of any sort whatsoever.
But these were the first sharks that had been observed by the Pequod since the White Whale had been first descried; and whether it was that Ahab's crew were all such tiger-yellow barbarians, and therefore their flesh more musky to the senses of the sharks--a matter sometimes well known to affect them,--however it was, they seemed to follow that one boat without molesting the others.
Despite the inference of several of its synonyms, the aromas of wines made from Verdesse are usually not "musky".
For example: it is during breeding season that they give off the musky odour from which the species derives its common name.
Goldwyn has been married to production designer Jane Michelle Musky since 1987.
There is a view that because of the similarity in the skins of the single specimen of "E. microsicya" to the Musky Octopus "Eledone moschata" that this is not a valid taxon and represents a Red Sea population of the otherwise Mediteraranean "E. moschata".
This animal derives its common name from the peculiar musky odour it emanates during the breeding season.
This young fellow's healthy cheek is like a sun-toasted pear in hue, and would seem to smell almost as musky; he cannot have been three days landed from his Indian voyage.

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