dusty


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consisting of small particles

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covered with a layer of dust

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lacking originality or spontaneity

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The next moment a delicate wreath of smoke curls spirally into the air, the heap of dusty particles glows with fire, and Kory-Kory, almost breathless, dismounts from his steed.
Monsieur d'Artagnan," said Louis, leaning his white hand upon the dusty arm of the musketeer, "what I tell you will not at all affect that which I promised you.
Mowgli, who had never known what real hunger meant, fell back on stale honey, three years old, scraped out of deserted rock-hives--honey black as a sloe, and dusty with dried sugar.
Sometimes he hired a rickety bicycle and rode along the dusty road that led to the forest, and then lay down in a clearing.
Others, very dusty, came from beneath carpets, and lastly a sooty bundle was dragged down the chimney.
This tunnel is terribly dusty," he growled, angrily.
The Shaggy Man had a room of his own in the royal palace, so there he went to change his shaggy suit of clothes for another just as shaggy but not so dusty from travel.
She held out a dusty little packet tied with faded blue ribbon.
AN Old Politician and a Young Politician were travelling through a beautiful country, by the dusty highway which leads to the City of Prosperous Obscurity.
Apprising the police of his intention, he effected an entrance through a rear window before dark, walked through the deserted rooms, bare of furniture, dusty and desolate, and seating himself at last in the parlor on an old sofa which he had dragged in from another room watched the deepening of the gloom as night came on.
I'm afeared it's mighty dusty here today--but there's no need of looking at dust when you can look at such scenery, is there?
By thy advice the heavy, unread, folio lump, which long had dozed on the dusty shelf, piecemealed into numbers, runs nimbly through the nation.
Then have I to go into the open air, and away from all dusty rooms.
He gazed through the open door in which the dry bitter dust of the thrashing whirled and played, at the grass of the thrashing floor in the sunlight and the fresh straw that had been brought in from the barn, then at the speckly-headed, white-breasted swallows that flew chirping in under the roof and, fluttering their wings, settled in the crevices of the doorway, then at the peasants bustling in the dark, dusty barn, and he thought strange thoughts.
It was not until even the dusty cloud was no longer to be seen, that the gazers dispersed.