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  • adj. of orange tinged with pink


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  • This he does see in the dream—the roll of fish, the top of the skeleton, pink-orange beads in the viscous water, but mostly it's the briny salmon, the taste of life.

    Salmon of Wisdom (novel excerpt, Jimmy Gollihue)

  • One child lifts the now pink-orange package from the ground.

    Amaryllis in Blueberry

  • There was a square of light ahead of me now, a glowing box of pink-orange light through slits of a vent.

    The Faculty Club

  • It was a beautiful tangerine, tighltly skinned and glowing a rare pink-orange.

    Heavenly Blue Morning Glory

  • Keep stirring to ensure they are evenly cooked - you'll notice they will almost immediately turn that pink-orange colour, when they do they are done.

    Presto Pasta Night #49

  • Folks wandered out in their bathrobes and pajamas to witness this gruesome nightmare purging itself of me and vice versa beneath the pink-orange blush of city streetlights.

    The Neighborly Thing To Do

  • Luxuriant forests of large round anemones, each one ivory or pink-orange, look like some 1960s hallucinogenic art installation.

    Beneath the Ice

  • Cartilage stains blue-grey, bone marrow is orange, bone is dark pink-orange, and muscle fibers are pink.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Nobody who has pressed their thumb to the bright glass eye of a flashlight, and seen the photons that have shot right through glowing pink-orange flesh like bullets through jelly, could ever be amazed at the invention of X-Ray.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • I had forgotten that the green gage plums turn a beautiful pink-orange color when cooked, so instead of the monochromatic dish I had pictured, I ended up with something more reminiscent of when you first pick your own outfit for kindergarten.

    Archive 2007-09-01


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