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Use an angled brush for a soft feathery finish. Times, Sunday Times (2016)White flowers and feathery foliage in summer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The feathery foliage turns a dark crimson in autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Finely divided feathery bright green leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Pretty, feathery leaves of dill make a wonderful contribution to the texture of the herb garden. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This erect perennial has deeply cut, feathery foliage. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)It was plain from the first light, feathery exchanges that losing was more than either team could bear. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The same process can also be applied to fennel - cover the bulb but leave the feathery fronds free. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If you want to soften the effect of flowers with strongly defined shapes, use feathery foliage such as dill. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A light, feathery plant for dappled shade. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is a soft, feathery white layer of ice crystals that forms in clear skies, moist air and freezing cold. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To apply shadow, begin at the inner corners of the brow and follow its natural shape using light, feathery strokes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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