moisture


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mois·ture

hygrophobia.
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Minute diamonds of moisture from the mist hung, too, upon Tess's eyelashes, and drops upon her hair, like seed pearls.
In the southern part of the continent, where the western gales, charged with moisture from the Pacific, prevail, every island on the broken west coast, from lat.
The invariable moisture of my hair, while plunged in deep thought, after six cups of hot tea in my thin shingled attic, of an August noon; this seems an additional argument for the above supposition.
They dug down into a parched and powdery sand--the very dryest of all sand, indeed--there was not one trace of moisture!
A few steps more, and it was within an arm's length, distinct, dark with moisture, and insignificant in size.
He shook off the few drops of moisture which clung to its petals.
The rain had ceased, but everything around us was dripping with moisture. We stripped off our saturated garments, and wrung them as dry as we could.
They drew a line to mark the division, and neither, lapping up what scant moisture fell during the night-hours, ever dreamed of trespassing across the line.
was deeply thoughtful, and a drop of moisture fell from his pale brow.
The sun was fast drying their clothing, and Tip stirred up his Majesty's straw so that the warm rays might absorb the moisture and make it as crisp and dry as ever.
As the lines were cast off and the steamer swung out into the current, those near him saw the moisture well up in Daylight's eyes.
Jerry lay on his side at first as he drank, until, with the moisture, life flowed back into the parched channels of him, so that, soon, still weak and shaky, he was up and braced on all his four wide-spread legs and still eagerly lapping.