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  • adj. of pink tinged with grey


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  • A gray-pink glow had begun in the east—what she knew now was the east.

    Aching for Always

  • When the sun has just set and the street lights have come on and the sky turns that post-snowfall gray-pink hue.

    Oh, What Fun It Is to Ride

  • I remember hiding under my desk during bomb drill and looking up at the gum collection thinking, if the bomb really hit, would those hardened gray-pink blobs be the last thing I'd see?


  • The sun was already sinking into the deep green of the hills to the west of the valley, the red and gray-pink of its shadows touching the corners of the land, when Flick Ohmsford began his descent.

    A Question of Authenticity - Suvudu - Science Fiction and Fantasy Books, Movies, and Games

  • He ran at her with the speed of a champion race bird, gray-pink legs flying like knives, but she was close enough to the gate to get away.

    Rainbow’s End

  • These are the white nights of midsummer, when everyone dances and boats on the canals forever, because there is no night, only a brief, iridescent, Sister Parish gray-pink.

    Sleepless in St. Petersburg

  • The sky goes from a sharp clear cold where a million stars burn bright and close, to the gray-pink cloud that enfolds the earth with the promise of snow.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • The “black salt” of India, more of a gray-pink when ground, is an unrefined mixture of minerals with a sulfurous smell.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • The motorcyclist was trying to get back on his feet, his gray-pink T-shirt already darkened by blood.

    California Dreaming

  • Dellray looked over the clerks one by one and his gaze settled on an old man, whose eyes dropped immediately to the dozen gray-pink flounders resting on the bed of ice.

    The Stone Monkey


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