Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of amber.

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Examples

  • Bill that came from somewhere near the roof, the subject under discussion being where the devil Bill's "ambers" were at that particular juncture.

    Death at the Excelsior And Other Stories

  • Its color palette had changed radically from the muted browns and blues and grays of clothing to a phantasmagoric mix of pinks and ambers.

    World Wide Mind

  • I ate my lunch in the staff room and made the usual mess on the table or sang jaunty ditties in the staff kitchen and had my excuses ready should amber discover my new fondness for indentations I even asked ambers newest assistant — the korean girls twin sister — if she had a list of words we shouldnt use

    Dotting every 'i'

  • And what about the quality of care? other staff whispered — finally oh finally — as they slunk through corridors and listened out for the roar of ambers new mercedes-benz As a medical publisher dont we have a responsibility to the medical profession and the general public?

    Dotting every 'i'

  • Next week ambers new assistant — a chic korean girl fresh off the korea airlines stewardess programme — stood up and said “amber was asked to turn the profit margins of this division around and she has noticed you are not reducing your use of full stops quickly enough”

    Dotting every 'i'

  • The delicate greens, greys and ambers of the heather and grasses glow gently beneath the blank grey sky.

    Horse riding in Ashdown Forest

  • And then, in the evening, when the trees seem almost sinister in the intensity of their stillness, the low sun shoots streaks of ambers and gold from bank to bank before the dusk rises up from the forest floor and the shadows begin to stretch and everything turns to indigo.

    The last stand of the Amazon

  • Its color palette had changed radically from the muted browns and blues and grays of clothing to a phantasmagoric mix of pinks and ambers.

    World Wide Mind

  • Even if you feel that it would be retrograde for these stories to be drenched in sherbets, musks and ambers, you have to wonder what happened to the courtyards and souks and fountains in which they happen: they are the visual equivalent of the narrative's serpentine path.

    One Thousand and One Nights; The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle; South Pacific; Me, Myself and Miss Gibbs – review

  • And what about the quality of care? other staff whispered — finally oh finally — as they slunk through corridors and listened out for the roar of ambers new mercedes-benz As a medical publisher dont we have a responsibility to the medical profession and the general public?

    Dotting every 'i'

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