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 for silvery
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Silvery \Sil"ver*y\, a.
     1. Resembling, or having the luster of, silver; grayish white
        and lustrous; of a mild luster; bright.
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              All the enameled race, whose silvery wing
              Waves to the tepid zephyrs of the spring. --Pope.
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     2. Besprinkled or covered with silver.
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     3. Having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear
        in sound; as, silvery voices; a silvery laugh.
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     Silvery iron (Metal.), a peculiar light-gray fine-grained
        cast iron, usually obtained from clay iron ore.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: resembling or reminiscent of silver; "a soft silvern
             voice"; "singing in her silvery tones" [syn: silvern,
      2: having the white lustrous sheen of silver; "a land of silver
         (or silvern) rivers where the salmon leap"; "repeated
         scrubbings have given the wood a silvery sheen" [syn:
         silver, silvern, silvery]
      3: of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of
         silver; "silvery hair" [syn: argent, silver, silvery,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  159 Moby Thesaurus words for "silvery":
     Quaker-colored, achingly sweet, acier, agreeable,
     agreeable-sounding, appealing, argent, argentine, ariose, arioso,
     ashen, ashy, aureate, brass, brassy, brazen, brilliant, bronze,
     bronzy, canescent, canorous, cantabile, catchy, chalky, cinereous,
     cinerous, copper, coppery, cretaceous, cupreous, cuprous, dapple,
     dapple-gray, dappled, dappled-gray, dingy, dismal, dove-colored,
     dove-gray, dreary, dulcet, dull, dusty, euphonic, euphonious,
     euphonous, ferrous, ferruginous, fine-toned, fleecy-white, frosted,
     frosty, gilt, glaucescent, glaucous, glittering, gold, gold-filled,
     gold-plated, golden, golden-tongued, golden-voiced, gray,
     gray-black, gray-brown, gray-colored, gray-drab, gray-green,
     gray-spotted, gray-toned, gray-white, grayed, grayish, griseous,
     grizzle, grizzled, grizzly, hoar, hoary, honeyed, iron, iron-gray,
     ironlike, lactescent, lead, lead-gray, leaden, lily-white, livid,
     marble, marmoreal, melic, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellisonant,
     mellow, melodic, melodious, mercurial, mercurous, milky,
     mouse-colored, mouse-gray, mousy, music-flowing, music-like,
     musical, nickel, nickelic, nickeline, niveous, pearl, pearl-gray,
     pearly, pewter, pewtery, platinum, pleasant, pleasant-sounding,
     pure white, quicksilver, rich, sad, shimmering, shining, silver,
     silver-gray, silver-plated, silver-toned, silver-tongued,
     silver-voiced, silvered, singable, slate-colored, slaty,
     smoke-gray, smoky, snow-white, snowy, sober, somber, songful,
     songlike, sonorous, steel, steel-gray, steely, stone-colored,
     swan-white, sweet, sweet-flowing, sweet-sounding, taupe, tin,
     tinny, tunable, tuneful, white, white as snow

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