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  • adjective of grey tinged with red

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Examples

  • The mud-splattered blue pick-up in which he arrives is almost ostentatiously utilitarian, as is his attire: wellington boots, lived-in, slightly stained pullover, all topped off by a weathered face and wild red-grey hair.

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  • From beneath the black-lacquer crags of its armor, stretched across its mighty, demoniac reptilian form, he could see the dark-hued blood flow in rivulets over the red-grey scales.

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  • From beneath the black-lacquer crags of its armor, stretched across its mighty, demoniac reptilian form, he could see the dark-hued blood flow in rivulets over the red-grey scales.

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  • An old sombrero curved jauntily on red-grey hair that was overly long.

    Where the Sun Swings North

  • A mile, or less, of tree-bordered road sloped gently from the Residency gate-posts to the walled City of Victory, backed by craggy, red-grey spurs of the Aravalli range, hidden almost in feathery heads of banyan, acacia, and neem -- a dusty, well-ordered oasis, holding its own against the stealthy oncoming of the desert.

    Far to Seek A Romance of England and India

  • There were two days 'growth of red-grey stubble on his big jaw, and he bore himself like a man who was faint from lack of sleep.

    The Green Rust

  • He is a fine-looking man of fifty odd, with red-grey moustaches and hair, both of which stiver partly by nature and partly because his hands often push them up.

    Windows

  • On the Tuesday following, the rector's ravaged face and red-grey hair appeared in Mrs. Gloyn's doorway, and his voice, creaking like a saw, said:

    Tatterdemalion

  • He is a fine-looking man of fifty odd, with red-grey moustaches and hair, both of which stiver partly by nature and partly because his hands often push them up.

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  • He is a fine-looking man of fifty odd, with red-grey moustaches and hair, both of which stiver partly by nature and partly because his hands often push them up.

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