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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpaperypa‧per‧y /ˈpeɪpəri/ adjective  THIN OBJECT OR MATERIALDRYsomething such as skin or leaves that is papery is very dry and thin and a little stiff
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paperyHer lips, which were almost as pale as the rest of her face, were cracked and papery.The hair came off like Herman's wig, and the papery flesh flaked away from the exploded skull.the papery outer skin of an onionA breath of warm breeze stirred the cascade of papery pink bougainvillaea just outside the door where she stood.
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