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grayish

[grey-ish] /ˈgreɪ ɪʃ/
adjective
1.
having a tinge of gray; slightly gray:
The sky was full of dark, grayish clouds.
2.
similar to gray:
a grayish color; a grayish purple.
Also, greyish.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; gray1 + -ish1
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  • The ovaries are of a grayish-pink color, and present either a smooth or a puckered uneven surface.
  • The ganglia are small in size, and of a grayish color.
  • To the west and south are the grayish silhouettes of the gravel heaps and towers and conveyors of a concrete company.
  • He's in a rehearsal studio-a grayish, minimal, anonymous space with fluorescent track lighting.
  • As usual his grayish hair is closely shorn, his eyes sparkle, and he is grinning widely.
  • The cutter would place the raw gem, dull and grayish, into a lapidary tool called a dop.
  • Guest suites have grayish carpeting, cream walls and colorful bedding.
  • Signs: white or grayish yellow skin area, numbness, skin that feels unusually firm or waxy.
  • Adult white-tails have reddish-brown coats in summer which fade to a duller grayish-brown in winter.
  • They usually have two grayish cubs with barely visible spots.

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