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  • adv. In a gray way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With a gray hue or tinge.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. having a grey appearance


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  • (No statistics available on urban Indian men; butt plugs and cock rings are still not available here, even grayly, perhaps one legacy of the fact that homosexuality is largely still illegal.)

    Katherine Russell Rich: Sex And The City Of Delhi

  • One to the elvan king, another to the witch, and lastly the wizard whose beard looked woven but yet, was grayly stitched.

    youneverwin Diary Entry

  • At that moment a faint glow became apparent ahead of them, and presently they came to a sharp bend in the corridor, about which the light filtered grayly.

    Rogues In The House

  • Lillian's tombstone glowed grayly among the others.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • The afternoon sky threatened rain as it looked grayly down on the gathering inside the roofless building, yet the Bingtown Traders had stubbornly insisted on meeting in a structure that could no longer shelter them.

    Ship Of Destiny

  • Heavy clouds hung grayly over the muddy roads we rattled by.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

  • Smallish stout figures moved grayly through the smoke, pacing them on the hillside, figures that appeared and vanished like ghosts.

    The Goblin Mirror

  • The two guards 'cloaks gleamed grayly in the faint moonlight.

    The Eye of the World

  • We have no shuttlecraft with warp drive, Kirk thought grayly; and then, Well, we do now.

    Spock Must Die

  • He stared through the plate-glass windows at the snow whirling grayly through the gathering darkness, his eyes bleak and remote, as if he were already visualizing the doomed men drifting to their death in the frozen immensity of the polar ice cap.

    Ice Station Zebra


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