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  • adj. comparative form of chalky: more chalky


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  • I make his paella with arborio and no one notices the difference, even under sustained questioning, although I decide it's slightly chalkier – which could, of course be entirely the power of suggestion.

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  • The social commentary is almost funny but never comes off as derisive, and at some point, producers are going to have to buy stock in white face powder as Bill is getting chalkier and chalkier in every episode.

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  • Which, unfortunately, also meant her face was a different colour than her body, as her makeup had been done for a white person, making her chalkier than she should have been.

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  • She saw the top card with the same green back, the delicate patterns of tree branches threaded through in gold and silver, although the colour was chalkier, clearly painted by hand with a brush rather than made by a machine.


  • Trotter's sallow young face grew chalkier as he wrote, though he was unconscious of either effort or weariness.

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  • And this creature who led him there -- this grotesque object with the chalky face and coal-black eyebrows that ran up in tall triangles to meet a still chalkier pate -- this figure with the red and black crescents on his cheeks and the baggy, spotted suit of red and white and blue and the conical hat -- who and what was he?

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  • Though your teeth are very hard and glassy looking on the surface, they are much softer and chalkier inside; this glassy coating covers only the _crown_, or free part, of the tooth, which you can see.

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  • I anticipated a burly, hoppy beer, but this was a lighter, chalkier brew.

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  • Sabelle’s face had turned an even chalkier shade of white, and perverse satisfaction filled Ice.

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  • It’s basically what I imagine those guys from Sunset Tan’s ejaculate looks like, except chalkier and more corpse smelling.



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