One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘We finished off with a moistly chewy lemony yogurt cake and bowls of strawberries with cream.’
- ‘It stuck moistly to the side of a chair, he noted with satisfaction.’
- ‘The plane landed well after dark, and when the door finally opened I was prepared for the familiar Caribbean night - inky black, moistly warm, with the penetrating smell of wood smoke on the breeze.’
- ‘Three dark mounds sit on my plate, glistening moistly: a fat teaspoon each of beluga, osetra and sevruga caviar.’
- ‘The artist would have given him a moistly sensuous mouth, but this man's modest lip is all but covered by a warm brown beard, carefully clipped and combed.’
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