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  • adj. of grey tinged with blue


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  • At the top of the light bluish-gray paper was a silver-colored emblem that resembled the Great Seal of the United States.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • The television was on and set to full-blazes, the walls a luminescent, cavernous bluish-gray.

    Carolina GrĂ¼ber: I

  • Mrs. Elliot, a woman of about sixty with bluish-gray hair and gray eyes, rose from her wooden desk chair.


  • Hatchlings are covered in a layer of gray fluffy down, which molts to a bluish-gray second down.

    Black-footed penguin

  • A color photo of a banded, bluish-gray serpent basking on a rock confirmed that it had indeed been an unmistakable specimen of Lampropeltis alterna.

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Shock Treatment

  • No flames crackled, no stifling heat, nothing but a bluish-gray haze filled the space.

    No Mercy

  • Veiny, cone-headed creatures with the bluish-gray skin of an asphyxiation victim.

    Bleeding Violet

  • Emma shuffles down the rest of the hill and pauses in front of the last house: a bluish-gray Victorian with maroon trim.


  • A crown of bluish-gray light lay flat and fading against the distant western horizon.


  • "Chattanooga beluga," bluish-gray caviar from freshwater paddlefish, sells to restaurateurs for up to $500 a pound.

    The New Killing Fields


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