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Lacking substance; empty:
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  1. Lacking substance; empty:
  2. Resembling the wind in speed, force, or variability:
  3. Open to the wind; unsheltered:
  1. With a breeze blowing, with a lively wind, pleasantly windy
  2. Light and lively; carefree
  3. Exposed to breezes; windy.
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  1. (Brit.) drafty
  2. Alternative spelling of drafty.
Played without a mute:
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  1. Played without a mute:
  2. (Sports) Having the forward foot farther from the intended point of impact with the ball than the rear foot:
  3. Having interspersed gaps, spaces, or intervals:
Large in range or scope:
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  1. Large in range or scope:
  2. Having much space; roomy
  3. Having or giving more than enough space or room; vast; extensive
Idealistic, implying over-optimism
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  1. Idealistic, implying over-optimism
  2. High, tall, having great height or stature
  3. Elevated in character; exalted.
Intended to evoke a particular emotional tone or aesthetic quality:
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  1. Intended to evoke a particular emotional tone or aesthetic quality:
  2. Of, relating to, produced by, or coming from the atmosphere.
  3. Resembling or representing the atmosphere; having or giving the effect of translucence:
Existing or living in the air.
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  1. Existing or living in the air.
  2. Of, for, from, or by means of aircraft or flying
  3. (Bot.) Growing in the air instead of in soil or water
(Zoology) Having cavities filled with air, as the bones of certain birds.
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  1. (Zoology) Having cavities filled with air, as the bones of certain birds.
  2. Run by or using compressed air:
  3. Filled with or operated by compressed air. Pneumatic machines often involve the transmission of force through air pressure in pipes or tubes.
(Ecology) Influenced by or resulting from the prevailing climate.
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  1. (Ecology) Influenced by or resulting from the prevailing climate.
Marked by disrespectful levity or casualness; pert:
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  1. Marked by disrespectful levity or casualness; pert:
  2. Showing disrespect through a casual attitude, levity, and a lack of due seriousness; pert.
  3. Frivolous and disrespectful; saucy; impertinent
Full of spirit and vitality; lively; brisk.
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  1. Full of spirit and vitality; lively; brisk.
Characterized by, arising from, or subject to whimsy:
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  1. Characterized by, arising from, or subject to whimsy:
  2. Subject to sudden change; unpredictable
  3. Playful or fanciful, especially in a humorous way:
Lacking basis in fact.
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  1. Lacking basis in fact.
  2. Lacking material substance; insubstantial.
  3. Unreal; visionary
That cannot be easily defined, formulated, or grasped; vague
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  1. That cannot be easily defined, formulated, or grasped; vague
  2. Incapable of being perceived by the senses.
  3. Designating or of any of certain business assets, esp. goodwill, that have no material being but have monetary value
Extremely light or delicate:
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  1. Extremely light or delicate:
  2. Spiritual or otherworldly.
  3. (Chem.) Of, like, or containing ether, esp. if mixed with an essential oil
Of, having the nature of, or seen in a vision
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  1. Of, having the nature of, or seen in a vision
  2. Having the nature of fantasies or dreams; illusory.
  3. Tending to envision things in perfect but unrealistic form; idealistic.
Lacking physical or emotional strength; delicate:
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  1. Lacking physical or emotional strength; delicate:
  2. Lacking substance; tenuous or flimsy:
  3. Physically weak; frail; delicate
Easily led astray; morally weak.
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  1. Easily led astray; morally weak.
  2. Easily broken, shattered, damaged, or destroyed; fragile; delicate
  3. Slender and delicate; not robust; weak
Lacking resonance or fullness; tinny:
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  1. Lacking resonance or fullness; tinny:
  2. Sparsely supplied or provided; scanty:
  3. Watery:
Existing or living in the air.
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  1. Existing or living in the air.
  2. (Bot.) Growing in the air instead of in soil or water
  3. Suggestive of air, as in lightness; airy.
Of or in the atmosphere
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  1. Of or in the atmosphere
  2. Caused or produced by the atmosphere
  3. Resembling or representing the atmosphere; having or giving the effect of translucence:
Relating to gases, especially air.
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  1. Relating to gases, especially air.
  2. Filled with or operated by compressed air. Pneumatic machines often involve the transmission of force through air pressure in pipes or tubes.
  3. Of or containing wind, air, or gases
(Botany) Growing or borne above the ground or water:
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  1. (Botany) Growing or borne above the ground or water:
  2. Of, for, or by means of aircraft:
  3. Reaching high into the air; lofty.
Elevated; noble; sublime
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  1. Elevated; noble; sublime
  2. High, tall, having great height or stature
  3. Idealistic, implying over-optimism
Of or to a great height, amount, degree, etc.
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  1. Of or to a great height, amount, degree, etc.
  2. A very high level
  3. Extremely tall
  1. Assurgent, ascending
  2. Ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual:
Of imposing height.
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  1. Of imposing height.
  2. Very tall or high, particularly used to denote something that is taller than anything around it.
  3. Outstanding; preeminent:
Windy or breezy.
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With breezes blowing; slightly windy
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  1. With breezes blowing; slightly windy
  2. Exposed to breezes; windy.
  3. With a breeze blowing, with a lively wind, pleasantly windy
Blowing in or marked by gusts:
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  1. Blowing in or marked by gusts:
  2. Characterized by gusts of air or wind
  3. (Of wind) blowing in gusts; blustery
Lacking substance; empty:
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  1. Lacking substance; empty:
  2. Characterized or accompanied by wind
  3. Characterized by or abounding in wind:
(Botany) Growing or borne above the ground or water:
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  1. (Botany) Growing or borne above the ground or water:
  2. Of, for, or by means of aircraft:
  3. Like air; light as air
(Old Poet.) Airy; unsubstantial; visionary
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  1. (Old Poet.) Airy; unsubstantial; visionary
  2. Ethereal.
  3. (Poetic) aerial; ethereal; incorporeal; visionary.
So fine or gauzy in texture as to be transparent or translucent
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  1. So fine or gauzy in texture as to be transparent or translucent
  2. Of such fine composition as to be easily damaged or broken; delicate:
  3. Sufficiently thin or airy as to be translucent:
Very light; airy; delicate
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  1. Very light; airy; delicate
  2. (Chem.) Of, like, or containing ether, esp. if mixed with an essential oil
  3. Extremely light or delicate:
Covered by (as if by) a film; hazy
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  1. Covered by (as if by) a film; hazy
  2. Resembling film in thinness or translucency; gauzy:
  3. Gauzy; sheer; very thin
Resembling gauze, as in thinness or translucency:
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  1. Resembling gauze, as in thinness or translucency:
  2. Thin, light, and transparent, like gauze; diaphanous
  3. Having the qualities of gauze; light, thin, transparent, hazy
Sheer, light, or delicate:
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  1. Sheer, light, or delicate:
  1. Like gossamer; flimsy.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Almost perpendicular; steep:
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  1. Almost perpendicular; steep:
  2. Completely such, without qualification or exception:
  3. Thin, fine, and translucent:
So fine in texture or open in mesh that objects on the other side may be seen relatively clearly; sheer; gauzy; diaphanous
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  1. So fine in texture or open in mesh that objects on the other side may be seen relatively clearly; sheer; gauzy; diaphanous
  2. So fine in texture that it can be seen through; sheer.
  3. Capable of transmitting light so that objects or images can be seen as if there were no intervening material.
Full of vapor; foggy; misty
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  1. Full of vapor; foggy; misty
  2. Like, having the nature of, or characteristic of vapor
  3. Fleeting, unsubstantial, fanciful, etc.
Exposed to breezes; windy.
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  1. Exposed to breezes; windy.
  2. Fresh and animated; lively:
  3. (Figuratively) with a cheerful, casual, lively and light-hearted manner
Having buoyancy; able to float
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  1. Having buoyancy; able to float
  2. Lighthearted and lively
  3. Having or marked by buoyancy:
(Archaic) Pleasant and friendly in a cheerful way; genial
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  1. (Archaic) Pleasant and friendly in a cheerful way; genial
  2. Suave, urbane and sophisticated.
  3. Elegant and gracious; urbane
Of or like cork
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  1. Of or like cork
  2. Having its taste and smell affected by a cork stopper that is rotten or broken
  3. (Informal) Lively; buoyant.
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