Definitions

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  • adj. of something having a color that is a light shiny green

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Examples

  • The leaves overhead formed a glittering, silvery-green canopy that trembled at the slightest stirring of air.

    Western Man

  • Many of these olive trees have a striking visual appeal: gnarled, thick trunks with cropped branches and silvery-green leaves.

    A New Market for Old Olive Trees

  • This is a cold fragrance, with silvery-green, high-pitched notes of lily of the valley and hyacinth, aided by the bright citrusy notes, being much more prominent than the warmer and sweeter notes of linden, rose and orange blossom.

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  • Sparks flew toward the cave's low ceiling, riding on thin strings of silvery-green smoke.

    FIRST Blog Tour for December:Bryan Davis' EYE OF THE ORACLE

  • Chastyl pointed out that there were some silvery-green sparkles in the image, and that suggested the use of Talent.

    Soarer's Choice

  • Ana had a silvery-green shell from their last trip together; she had gone shelling when she was supposed to be practicing with her oars.

    Beauty

  • Slow-moving blobs of silvery-green, scarlet, and gold, accompanied by a faint hissing crackle, rose up from the horizon.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • His eyes, like the leaves of the poppies, were a pale silvery-green, and his light brown hair fell down his back in a single cabled braid.

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  • The silvery-green gleam of her eyes appeared, and then she smiled at him, turning her hand in his and gently squeezing.

    Ryan

  • Instead, the human male was caught unprepared in his own yard, gripped in a headlock by a slender, sexless creature, its skin glowing a faint silvery-green, long green hair growing from the crest of its bullet-shaped head.

    Deep Water

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