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Of salty water or the sea; salty:‘the briny tang of the scallops’
salt, salted, saline, briny, brackishView synonyms
- ‘I favour the briny ones, as they are less salty, but they will all need rinsing well before use.’
- ‘This ensured that the briny oysters made it to Paris fresh and cold.’
- ‘Still, I have had excellent nori-wrapped surf clam here, and delicious briny mackerel, a rarity.’
- ‘They add briny flavor to homemade roasted-chili paste.’
- ‘Caligo had flinched the first time, almost swallowing briny water.’
- ‘The clean briny smell rises with the swimmers, the swells filling the air with steamy vapour.’
- ‘Cymbals are struck but quickly sink below the briny waters.’
- ‘Stacy sighed and two briny tears ran through her cheeks.’
- ‘In the briny Nova Scotia climate, Galvalume coated steel guards against caustic winds and salt air.’
- ‘It's briny spiciness is a treat, but that it tears like tenderloin is the sweet surprise.’
- ‘The strip of colour feels rough and unpleasant and it has an ugly taste - rather like that of a briny pickle.’
- ‘He stood above a toiling, heaving sea of greenish-black, briny waves slapping a shore far distant.’
- ‘Mingled in the mist are the briny perfumes of ocean, fresh oysters, and the Pacific Northwest.’
- ‘Each lamp has been brushed carefully with a briny patina.’
- ‘Sea urchin basically tastes briny, like oysters without the muckiness.’
- ‘A good gulp of flavorful dry stout can clean the palate while accentuating the briny tang of raw shellfish.’
- ‘The technique minimizes water evaporation and allows roots to be fed by normally damaging briny water.’
- ‘Now the other issue to consider is waste in the form of the waste salts and briny wastewater.’
- ‘Other men jumped into the briny water before they could be killed.’
- ‘A bucket of briny seawater was dumped over Christian.’
- ‘Veal medallions were obliterated by a cascade of caramelized but briny leeks.’
The sea:‘the vortices that suck ships to the bottom of the briny’
- ‘Naturally, on days like these you will find folk heading to the nearest stretch of white sand and the briny.’
- ‘‘On the briny at last,’ says Anthony, as Christopher pours the drinks.’
- ‘He and Ras broke loose a plank off the boat and dropped it into the briny below.’
- ‘Then two of my most trusted officers stage a takeover attempt, and we all end up in the briny.’
- ‘We had the briny beside us, a carpet of stars above, and two good friends of ours for company.’
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