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darkish

[dahr-kish] /ˈdɑr kɪʃ/
adjective
1.
slightly dark:
a darkish color.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see dark, -ish1
Related forms
darkishness, noun
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  • darkish bands and blotches are displayed on the legs, and there are usually dark spots on the back.
  • Their caudal fin is darkish, while the other fins are usually pale yellow.
  • There was color-a strong, darkish red, probably achieved by mixing a clay with the plaster.
  • There were also darkish brown spots in the ceiling of the general prep area.

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