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  • adj. of a moderate to pale blue or purplish blue


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  • Ms. Barak's four-movement ballet -- for which she designed some powdery-blue and pink tutus for her nine women and rather bland gray and white costuming for her three men -- takes Britten's not-all-that-simple symphony at face value.

    NYCB Goes Back to Core Values

  • The cloak concealed his robes of powdery-blue silk, rustling softly like the scaly skin of serpents in an underground den.

    Conan The Hunter

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