bluish


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of the color intermediate between green and violet

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He was clothed in bluish cloth, and was of a copper-coloured hue, with black hair.
Then I thought that the man I had just seen had been clothed in bluish cloth, had not been naked as a savage would have been; and I tried to persuade myself from that fact that he was after all probably a peaceful character, that the dull ferocity of his countenance belied him.
I thought of the bluish tinge which I had noticed in her complexion.
This milk was very sweet and good, and a beautiful transparent bluish tint; but in order to get cream from it in the most economical way, a peculiar process was necessary.
I remarked, among others, some germons, a species of mackerel as large as a tunny, with bluish sides, and striped with transverse bands, that disappear with the animal's life.
The young girl no longer breathed, no breath issued through the half-closed teeth; the white lips no longer quivered -- the eyes were suffused with a bluish vapor, and the long black lashes rested on a cheek white as wax.
Some approached pure blanching; some had a bluish pallor; some worn by the older characters (which had possibly lain by folded for many a year) inclined to a cadaverous tint, and to a Georgian style.
The Cathedral six or seven miles behind us; vast, dreamy, bluish, snow-clad mountains twenty miles in front of us,--these were the accented points in the scenery.
He locked and unlocked his hands over the grate and spread his fingers close to the bluish flame, while the coals crackled and the clock ticked and a street vendor began to call under the window.
He said that he had observed as the weather becomes progressively cold, the combs of his Kienyeji cockerels were turning purplish or bluish especially in the mornings.
Glomus tumors are firm subcutaneous nodules, often skin colored or bluish in color.
Our findings are in line with other studies, pigment network and bluish white veil like Wickham's striae seemed to be more prominent feature of LPP in our study
The cryptic piece titled 'Hard in the Middle' highlights a burst grayish pillow inside a rainbow-colored pillowcase with a thick belt constricting its middle, which is somehow connected to a bluish hat shaped like a shark's fin but also reminiscent of the conical headgear of witches.
At lower right is M42, the Orion Nebula, and to its north the bluish Running Man Nebula consisting of NGC 1973-1975-1977.