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silken

adjective [usually before noun] uk   /ˈsɪl.kən/ us  
literary soft, smooth, and shiny like silk: The princess in the fairy story had long silken hair. a silken sound is one that is pleasant because it is very smooth: The actor delivered his speech in a silken voice.
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