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fluff

noun elusive support, ephemeral content, fleeting analysis, immaterial substance, inadequate analysis, momentary analysis, no substance, passing consideration, smoke and mirrors, support that is vaporizing, temporal consideration, thin content, trifle, triviality
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He had time to note the light, fluffy something that hid her queenly head, the tasteful lines of her wrapped figure, the gracefulness of her carriage and of the hand that caught up her skirts; and then she was gone and he was left staring at the two girls of the cannery, at their tawdry attempts at prettiness of dress, their tragic efforts to be clean and trim, the cheap cloth, the cheap ribbons, and the cheap rings on the fingers.
He shook each arm, and from under each of the fluffy lace cuffs fell out an iron hook fast to a thin cable of steel that evidently ran up her sleeves.
She was clad in flowing, fluffy robes of soft material that reminded Dorothy of woven cobwebs, only it was colored in soft tintings of violet, rose, topaz, olive, azure, and white, mingled together most harmoniously in stripes which melted one into the other with soft blendings.
She held her left hand in front of her, covered with a red velvet glove, and on the wrist a little brown falcon, very fluffy and bedraggled, which she smoothed and fondled as she walked.
He pushed the creasote handkerchief under the dog's nose, while the creature stood with its fluffy legs separated, and with a most comical cock to its head, like a connoisseur sniffing the bouquet of a famous vintage.
But in place of the white and the yolk of the egg, a little yellow Chick, fluffy and gay and smiling, escaped from it.
A boy's cap was perched on her head, and her hair, light brown and arranged in a loose and fluffy order that caught the sun, seemed an aureole about the delicate oval of her face.
And didn't she take Fluffy and Buffy, when they didn't have any one to love them, or any place to go?
On the stone slab above stood a huge Mexican jar, filled with autumn branches and trailing fluffy smoke-vine.
By this time a growth of thin fluffy hair had come to blur, like a golden mist, the sharp line of his small lower jaw.
He was young, too, but very thin, and with a mist of fluffy brown beard all round his haggard face.
His hair was fair and extremely fine, clasping from temple to temple the bald dome of his skull in a clamp as of fluffy silk.