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spongy

 [spun´je]
of spongelike appearance or texture.

spong·y

(spŭn'jē),
Of spongelike texture or appearance.
Synonym(s): spongiform, spongioid

spongy

/spon·gy/ (spun´je) of a spongelike appearance or texture.

spongy

[spun′jē]
Etymology: Gk, spoggia
pertaining to or resembling a sponge.

spong·y

(spŏn'jē)
Resembling the commercial natural sponge; of spongelike texture or appearance.
Synonym(s): spongiform, spongioid.

spongy

of spongelike appearance or texture.

spongy degeneration
see spongy degeneration.
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On Thursday, going out early, the greens were in perfect condition, but it's early in the season, they're a bit spongey and they were not quite so perfect today.
A winner as a novice here for John Fowler, Strong Run has had major problems including a stress fracture, a type of injury that seems to affect of lot of people's drinking arms at this meeting, though the local complaint of spongey elbows is also quite prevalent.
Kerry and Phil both chose the choccarocca Cream Pie, which consisted of white and dark chocolate mousse on a spongey base.
Like all of the best chocolate cakes, this one is spongey around the edge and gooey in the middle.
Rich, toffeeish butterscotch moat surrounding a hearty date-filled spongey concoction was hard to beat.
Grillotine cherries are a particular favourite of mine and they were excellent here with the light, spongey pancake fragrant with vanilla.
You can even tickle them under the chin on their spongey white underside.
The gearshift feels spongey, steering floaty rather than positive and ride quality stiff.
It provides a spongey, stone-free surface which is ideal for animals running at top speed.
Or - and this is proving to be the most uncomfortable question of all - in the moments before the airliner piled into the black, spongey earth at 575mph did an American fighter pilot have to do the unthinkable and shoot down a US civil airliner?