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Synonyms for ebony

Synonyms for ebony

of the darkest achromatic visual value

Synonyms for ebony

hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree

tropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork

of a very dark black

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And thus Snowdrop lay for a long, long time, and still only looked as though she was asleep; for she was even now as white as snow, and as red as blood, and as black as ebony.
Warily he stepped, his slender lance ever ready, his long oval shield firmly grasped in his left hand close to his sleek ebony body.
His books had portrayed the NEGRO, but how different had been the dull, dead print to this sleek thing of ebony, pulsing with life.
When he touched the ground, he rapped it with his foot; it opened, and we found ourselves in the enchanted palace, in the presence of the beautiful princess of the Ebony Isle.
And having put three or four double pistoles into his pocket to answer the needs of the moment, he placed the others in the ebony box, inlaid with mother of pearl, in which was the famous handkerchief which served him as a talisman.
Nor smile so, while I write that this little black was brilliant, for even blackness has its brilliancy; behold yon lustrous ebony, panelled in king's cabinets.
Her ebony brows have the form and charm of the bow of Kama, the god of love, and beneath her long silken lashes the purest reflections and a celestial light swim, as in the sacred lakes of Himalaya, in the black pupils of her great clear eyes.
Grandfather now looked at his watch, which hung within a beautiful little ebony temple, supported by four Ionic columns.
Upon the very top of the structure was perched a figure representing the Scarecrow himself, and upon his extended arms, as well as upon his head, were several crows carved out of ebony and having ruby eyes.
Removing this and a second wrapping of some silken fabric, he placed a little box, or casket, on my table, most beautifully and richly inlaid in jewels, on an ebony ground.
Their stay will officially launch this long-term commitment to training, performance and participation with 30 Afro-Caribbean members of Ebony arriving in Northumberland.
an African-American history author and former editor of Ebony magazine, has died at age 89.
There were lots of entrants this year and the school says it was very difficult to choose a winner, however after much deliberation Ebony Bruce aged 11 was chosen.
Forget having a lively after school social life, Ebony Charmed is fighting to keep the entire afterlife alive.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 16, 2016-Clear View Group Acquires Publisher Ebony Media