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Synonyms for slate-grey

of the color of slate or granite

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Her three bridesmaids wore dusky blue dresses with sweetheart necklines, while the groomsmen had slate-grey, three-piece suits with tails, white waistcoats and platinum cravats.
A vital crash scene for World War Z was to be filmed on Sunday but the script called for a background of slate-grey skies, normally no problem in our climate.
We are used to slate-grey days and delays at Wimbledon and Lord's, but not since the first morning at Valderrama in 1997, when the Spanish heavens opened with a monsoon which turned the bunkers into duck ponds, has the Ryder Cup been so afflicted by the weather.
Then, slate-grey skies poured rain on a deserted Arthur Ashe Stadium but yesterday nearly 24,000 fans packed the sun-drenched arena to greet Agassi and Becker, first on court.
The British grasscourt season opened under a slate-grey sky at Surbiton yesterday, and the only splash of colour came from a large poster showing seven female tennis players hiding their nakedness behind a Union Flag.
Their heads are slate-grey, back chestnut and tail black.
FROM its sky-hugging mountains and slate-grey hillsides, to its mighty oak forests and picture-postcard valleys, the landscapes of North Wales have inspired countless poets and artists.
Slate-grey skies provided a gloomy backdrop for Peter Moores' last match as Lancashire coach and it was hands-in-pockets for fielders and rugs-and-collars for spectators with the floodlights on all day.
Just at the moment when a small patch of blue appeared in what had been a slate-grey sky, the second day of Lancashire's Division One match against Kent was abandoned.
With the hearty glow of Christmas and New Year behind us we face a good three months of drizzling, slate-grey skies, so what better way to liven ourselves up than with booze and cigs?
slate-grey blinds which must be--to her-- geometric shape.
Both paintings, which were sold by Bonhams Auctioneers in Chester, are archetypal 'Kyffins' - brooding, slate-grey Welsh landscapes most likely painted with the artist's palette knife.
When he went missing, he was wearing a navy blue jumper, dark trousers and a slate-grey fleece.
These are similar to the commoner herring gulls but have slate-grey back and yellow legs.
Sporting slick-backed hair and wearing a slate-grey designer suit, white shirt and silver silk tie, Fernandes yesterday admitted a single count of dangerous driving.