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Made of or similar to a specific substance

acrylic

noun

made of acrylic

alabaster

adjective

made of alabaster

bone

noun

made of bone

cardboard

adjective

made of cardboard

concrete

adjective

made of concrete

earthen

adjective

made of earth

earthen

adjective

made of clay

elastic

adjective

made of elastic

glass

noun

made of glass

glazed

adjective

made of glass or decorated with glass

horny

adjective

made of a hard strong substance like horn

ice

noun

made of ice, or relating to ice

ivory

noun

an object made of ivory

lacy

adjective

made of lace, or decorated with lace

marbled

adjective

made of marble

oily

adjective

looking, feeling, smelling, or tasting like oil

paper

adjective

made of paper

plastic

adjective

made of plastic

reed

noun

made of reeds

rubbery

adjective

similar to rubber

slatted

adjective

made with thin flat pieces of wood, metal etc

stone

noun

made of stone

vitreous

adjective

made of glass, or similar to glass in appearance

waxen

adjective

made of wax

wooden

adjective

made of wood

woody

adjective

similar to wood

oiliness

noun

resinous

adjective

be built of something

to be made from a particular material

out of wood/metal/plastic etc

used for saying what kind of material was used for making something

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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