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  • adj. of pink tinged with grey

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Examples

  • My .45 was smeared with a grayish-pink clay, and I wiped it clean with a wet handkerchief and pointed the barrel downward and hit it to free it of any obstructions inside.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • A pair of impossibly long, rope-tendoned arms flexed grayish-pink in the glare.

    Wonder Woman and the Lasso of Truth

  • Nor is he interested in reforming ordinary language: “I am no more recommending that in ordinary discourse we refuse to say that a pianist who misses a note has performed a Chopin Polonaise than that we refuse to call a whale a fish, the earth spherical, or a grayish-pink human white”

    Goodman's Aesthetics

  • The evening fog had drifted in from the bay, blanketing the cozy little seaside town with a soft grayish-pink light.

    The Girls He Adored

  • There was a high bluff in that direction, and between it and the Ponypiles a strip of flat grayish-pink plain, splotched here and there with whitish and dark patches.

    Futures Imperfect

  • There was something long and shapeless squirming in her hand, something grayish-pink and wrinkled.

    Catspaw

  • The Secret Service office was full of grayish-pink morning and yellow lights left on from the night before.

    The Door Through Space

  • Our ship was the last to pass up through the clouds, and it was a strange sight to watch the others as one after another they rose toward the great dome, entered it, though from below it resembled a solid vault of grayish-pink marble, and disappeared.

    Edison's Conquest of Mars

  • The ovaries are of a grayish-pink color, and present either a smooth or a puckered uneven surface.

    XI. Splanchnology. 3d. 1. The Ovaries

  • It was always a little late when I finished my lessons, and the light was usually fading when I looked down at the great meadows that appeared inexpressibly melancholy as they stretched before me enwrapped in a grayish-pink mist.

    The Story of a Child

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