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  • v. Present participle of tinge.
  • v. Present participle of ting.


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see tinge.

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see ting.


  • More than once that night I awoke to hear his "tinging" serenade upon the consecrated air of the piney woods.

    The Arctic Prairies : a Canoe-Journey of 2,000 Miles in Search of the Caribou; Being the Account of a Voyage to the Region North of Aylemer Lake

  • 'tinging' sound of a bell, and a whisper to my ear saying, "He will be your husband," - all of these happening in a split second.

  •           On the bridal dais, a guest taps a spoon against a glass; the other guests pick up the signal, and tap their glasses until the tinging reaches a crescendo and is extinguished by a kiss from the newly minted Mr. and Mrs.  A breeze faints against the back of my legs, and tipples the hem of my dress.

    What Remains II

  • “Tell me you love me,” she said again, but this time with a hint of panic tinging her voice.

    Dirtier Than Ever

  • The orange light of sundown washed the orchids lining the atrium in woven bamboo baskets, gently tinging the colors of their blooms—blush cymbidiums, mauve Vartuglands, creamy white moths.

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Skin Deep

  • The xylophone tinging of the grate told me to turn right.

    Hope Unseen

  • We fixed our eyes on the flowered shirt of a Grand Lido bellman and followed the sound of our rolling luggage through a bar until the tinging of a steel-drum band drowned out all other noise.

    Hope Unseen

  • No way to reverse it? demanded Isabelle, panic tinging her voice.

    Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series

  • The sun itself isn't much to look at; far lovelier, she thinks, are the colors tinging the clouds.

    Sunset in Santa Monica

  • Leviathan; his forehead was divided into streaks of green & purple like those on a tygers forehead: soon we saw his mouth & red gills hang just above the raging foam tinging the black deep with beams of blood, advancing toward us with all the fury of a spiritual existence.

    The Marriage of Heaven and Hell


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