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Of a pure white color.‘perfect spotless utensils on a snow-white tablecloth’
impeccable, exemplary, model, copybook, immaculate, outstanding, exceptional, admirable, meritorious, honourable, consummate, perfect, idealView synonyms
- ‘The stuff I use to make my legs look a little less translucent does wonders for my snow-white legs, but makes my cousin look like she ate a few too many carrots.’
- ‘My hair was longer, my skin was still its snow-white colour, however I saw many new scars on my arms and chest upon looking myself over.’
- ‘One woman was tall and attractive, with snow-white hair.’
- ‘Unweathered specimens are snow-white and constitute exquisite specimens when associated with contrasting minerals.’
- ‘The tiny pair of black shoes resting on a snow-white coffin said it all: black for the colour of mourning, white for the colour of innocence.’
- ‘The white sands themselves are snow-white, powdery, and gypsum-based, surrounded by mountains on three sides.’
- ‘The basmati rice was served separately: a perfectly cooked snow-white mountain of rice.’
- ‘There, among the white waxy flowers, she saw a small, snow-white moth with grayish hind wings.’
- ‘Harry's hair and moustache were snow-white but the lean, fissured face, the pipe and alert manner were distinctive.’
- ‘His brown eyes were locked on the mysterious old lady as she pulled out another grayish sack, put her bony hand inside of it, and pulled out a handful of pure, snow-white powder.’
- ‘These deciduous shrubs display snow-white flowers around the first week of May, and the leaves turn an interesting mixture of red and orange in the fall.’
- ‘I look at fang and suddenly see his snow-white fur.’
- ‘He was of no more than middle years, though snow-white streaks shone like burnished silver in his thick brown hair and neatly trimmed beard.’
- ‘There was no sparkling ice and snow-white tutus here.’
- ‘The area created for the polar bears is a snow-white glass room with a model of an iceberg and cool lake, while the panda area is a glass room surrounded with bamboo.’
- ‘Her beautiful new sofa - snow-white and expensive - had just arrived, and all she wanted at the end of the day was to go home and sit on it.’
- ‘A little white plate, a tiny snow-white cheese and a handful of berries - could there be a more charming way to end a July garden lunch?’
- ‘Outside was a snow-white kitten they called Freezer.’
- ‘White robes draped across her slender form, snow-white and simple in design.’
- ‘An elderly lady with snow-white hair answered the door.’
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