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spongy

adjective
 
 
/ˈspʌnðʒi/
soft and full of small holesSoft and fluffy
Translations of “spongy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 海綿似的, 柔軟易吸水的, 濕軟的…
in Russian губчатый, пористый…
in Turkish emici…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海绵似的, 柔软易吸水的, 湿软的…
in Polish gąbczasty…
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