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a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown

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lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise

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lacking brightness or color

of a light brownish green color

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Adrianne Pieczonka was the very musicianly, drably costumed Amelia.
He speaks softly, dresses drably and is known to be a frugal eater.
But if it had been built, New York City could now boast one of the most elegant and forward-looking sports arenas in the country, far finer than the new Citi Field or Yankee Stadium, with their drably historicist language of forms.
Next time you question Ponting's tactics, manner or motives, just think andndash; we could always have Strauss drably leading our nation into battle," said the Brisbane Times, who described the English captain as "like a blushing school-boy who needs a note from his parents to play.
WORCESTER - The first 20 students at the drably named Worcester County Manual Labor High School in the 1800s would hardly know their 655 modern-day counterparts at tony Worcester Academy.
psychedelica joins two other species in the genus Histiophryne, though the other two are very drably colored in comparison.
Except for their children, who did have some clothes that were from our country, adults were drably clothed in gray, black or olive green- mostly in the so called "Mao" jackets.
What they don't want is us to go out and play drably and win 1-0 and maybe finish halfway up the table.
The actress makes scene after drably written scene watchable, and spins her dull lines with a dozen different shades of avaricious wit.
And Schmid's work, being purposefully demure (and here somewhat drably installed), doesn't immediately stand out from the pack.
Azaleas in a yard vie with wild wisteria across the street for the most "oohs" and "aahs," while tiny blooms of a papaw tree wait drably until their day of accomplishment--a banana-smell-alike but not taste-alike fruit.
We were hooked by the tapas, a plate of seafood that featured sweet lump crab presented rather drably in a bowl, and an enticing pile of pastrami-style smoked salmon.
Peahens, in striking contrast, have short, drably colored tails.
The drably designed monthly became a four-color glossy and established an Internet presence.
In one study, children sat an IQ test in a drably painted room surrounded by lots of creams, browns and beige colours.