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  • adj. of the color of black ink


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  • After Vincente and the tech had left, Chase entered, his expression drawn, his ink-black hair still wet from a recent shower.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • The words are accompanied by some wonderful ink-black illustrations by Steve Leialoha, whether they are single or full double-page spreads, or small depictions on the corner of the page, that continue the mood of a fairytale that you never want to end.

    2010 May 11 « The BookBanter Blog

  • Illustration by Ryan Etter Erin Morgenstern, an elfin painter with ink-black hair and a fondness for bowler hats, Tarot cards and antique clocks, has never published so much as a short story before.

    Conjuring the Next Harry Potter

  • In fact, the oak is thriving on the warm weather, while the ink-black, conical buds of the ash respond more to the lengthening hours of daylight.

    Plantwatch: showmanship in the woods

  • The modern ninth-inning man is now personified by the San Francisco Giants' Brian Wilson, arguably more recognizable for his ink-black beard and unorthodox sartorial habits than for his accomplishments on the field.

    Too Normal to Be the Closer?

  • AND, INDEED, THE Dark Ages did turn out to be extremely dark: coal-black and jet-black, pitch-black and ink-black.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • "I was an afterthought," says Josephine, a vivacious woman with a sparkling smile and deep-set blue eyes framed by lavishly long ink-black lashes.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Isn't Lost in Translation

  • Of days when the sky turned ink-black at noon, and times when parents gave up their children because they feared they would starve.

    A Conversation with Timothy Egan about The Worst Hard Time

  • Snaking across its snowy surface were tidy, ink-black worms in perfect meters, segmented by spaces in Courier font.

    Automatic Typewriter

  • The ink-black waters soak me up and I begin to write myself.

    Infinity Pool


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