ashy


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  • adj

Synonyms for ashy

Synonyms for ashy

of a light grey

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He was white and ashy gray, trying now and again to break into the torrent of her words; and we, noting how lovely she was and what a criminal he looked, esteemed him a beast of the worst kind.
A finger poked through it, and it broke away in rustling flakes of ashy rottenness.
His face was ashy pale, beads of perspiration shone upon his brow, and his hands shook until the hunting-crop wagged like a branch in the wind.
Clare arose in the light of a dawn that was ashy and furtive, as though associated with crime.
The fire went out, and all night long she slumbered thus before the ashy grate.
The moon cast a feeble ray, which imparted to earth and heaven an ashy hue.
After which his eyes darkened and closed, his face grew ashy pale, the hands whitened, and the colossus sank quite down, breathing his last sigh.
Through all his bodily infirmity there ran a tenacious nerve of ambitious self-preserving will, which had continually leaped out like a flame, scattering all doctrinal fears, and which, even while he sat an object of compassion for the merciful, was beginning to stir and glow under his ashy paleness.
I shall never forget the ashy faces of the passengers as they stampeded for their life-belts, though there was no panic.
Nearer still, following the drift, an iceberg rears its crags and pinnacles to the sky; here, glittering in the moonbeams; there, looming dim and ghost-like in the ashy light.
Arnold's dark complexion turned ashy pale under the effort that it cost him to command himself.
At that instant, and almost simultaneously with her arrival and that of the candle, there was heard a loud and furious knocking at the street- door, which caused Newman Noggs to jump up, with great agility, from a beer-barrel on which he had been seated astride, and to exclaim abruptly, and with a face of ashy paleness, 'Bobster, by the Lord
This fair hair, this pale visage, this pure brow, seemed surrounded by an ashy halo from which the dark eyes looked out at me.
Somehow I thought that Raffles was going to smile, but the grim set of his mouth never altered, neither was there any change in the ashy pallor which had come over him in the donga when Connal mouthed his name.
Her cheeks were blanched, her lips ashy, her immobility amazing.