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silk•en



Pronunciation: (sil'kun), [key]
adj.
1. made of silk.
2. like silk in smoothness, softness, glossiness, or delicateness.
3. clad in silk.
4. smoothly persuasive or ingratiating; mellifluous: the senator's silken oratory.
5. elegant; luxurious.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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