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Synonyms for whitish

resembling milk in color not clear

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of something having a color tending toward white


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He had two whitish tusks, beautifully curved, and about eight feet in length; and in these the shanks of the anchor had firmly caught.
The islet appeared to him in the shadow like a black mass, beyond the narrow strip of whitish water which separated him from it.
Inextricably mixed in dreamy confusion, her mind seemed to enter into communion, to be delightfully expanded and combined with the spirit of the whitish boards on deck, with the spirit of the sea, with the spirit of Beethoven Op.
Of the enormous and much-dreaded globe there remained nothing but these fragments carried in all directions, now become asteroids in their turn, some flaming like a sword, some surrounded by a whitish cloud, and others leaving behind them trains of brilliant cosmical dust.
The uniformity of the colouring gives an extreme quietness to the view, -- the whitish grey of the quartz rock, and the light brown of the withered grass of the plain, being unrelieved by any brighter tint.
But as the last two days had been very warm, like an Indian summer, the ice was not now transparent, showing the dark green color of the water, and the bottom, but opaque and whitish or gray, and though twice as thick was hardly stronger than before, for the air bubbles had greatly expanded under this heat and run together, and lost their regularity; they were no longer one directly over another, but often like silvery coins poured from a bag, one overlapping another, or in thin flakes, as if occupying slight cleavages.
All this was black in the falling dusk, and I could just distinguish the whitish ruts of a cart-track stretching over the marsh towards the higher land, far away.
Here and there grayish- whitish specks showed up, clustered inside the white surf, with a flag flying above them perhaps.
They had high hats, healthy pale faces, dark overcoats and shiny boots; they held in their gloved hands thin umbrellas and hastily folded evening papers that resembled stiff, dirty rags of greenish, pinkish, or whitish colour.
Enormous volumes of smoke, whitish, yellowish, thick, greasy, misty, choking, ascended as high as the trucks.
As far as Raskolnikov could make out from his stolen glances, he was a man no longer young, stout, with a full, fair, almost whitish beard.
Contract award: Supply pieces of white marble, Section 1 of the Declaration 3/2014 "Supply pieces of white marble, supply and shaping stone architectural members of whitish limestone island and black limestone.
gallica is whitish with an express yellow hue and uneven edges [4, 9], when ring disappears--a yellow print may appear on a stipe.
It is a small black beetle with a short snout that does its greatest damage as a whitish grub (the larva stage) living in the soil at the base of its host plant feeding on plant roots.
The whitish granules were found to predominantly contain palmitin acid, a chief ingredient of palm oil, said Sunday the Burgas environmental unit (RIOKOZ).