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  • A white-flecked mountain of water reared up slowly from below him, threatening for a moment to overwhelm them.

    Gideon’s war

  • On the 2007 tape the al-Qaeda leader had even dyed his white-flecked beard black, suggesting that as the Saudi militant entered his fifth decade he was not immune to a measure of vanity about his personal appearance.

    The Longest War

  • She caught their reflection in the hallway mirror -- - a distinguished-looking, tall man with white-flecked brown hair and glasses, a petite, curly-haired woman, her arms crossed over her chest, each readying to leap into that same, bottomless argument.

    Excerpt: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

  • If you're thinking of giving them a go next year, I've had success with Black Beauty, Moneymaker and pretty, white-flecked Rosa Bianca.

    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's aubergine recipes

  • Nothing was to be seen nor heard save the white-flecked dark water on our deck, the roar of the gale in our rigging, and the crash and thunder of seas falling aboard.

    CHAPTER XXXV

  • He ran his first finger along the length of his white-flecked dark mustache as he took in the crowd gathered in around him.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • On the night I attended the neighborhood celebration, we sang songs in Spanish in front of a modest concrete house while Mary and Joseph prepared to mount a burro, with a white-flecked face and soulful, anime -- like eyes.

    Jeannie Ralston: Mexico: Sharing the Holiday Light

  • One thing that is notable about it is that his beard is black in the advanced still that has been released, rather than white-flecked as it was back in 2004.

    Is Osama bin Laden not in Pakistan or Afghanistan after all?

  • He wore a royal tiara encircled by a white-flecked blue ribbon.

    The Battle of Salamis

  • Out to sea, gulls and gannets fished on grey, white-flecked water.

    The Skrayling Tree

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