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General Crossword Questions for “ashy”

  • Pale greyish
  • Adult retiring is grey
  • A cast beyond the pale?
  • Extremely pale one avoiding observation
  • Grey does give a toss
  • A pitch showing evidence of fire?
  • A pitch full of grey dust?
  • A quiet year, but rather grey
  • Grey has a fling
  • Of a light grey
  • Pale-looking

Encyclopedia

  • The Ashy Minivet (Pericrocotus divaricatus) is a passerine bird of eastern Asia belonging to the minivet genus Pericrocotus in the cuckoo-shrike family Campephagidae. The Ashy Minivet is a long distance migrant, wintering in South and South-east Asia as far south as Sumatra, Borneo and the Philippines. — “Ashy Minivet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Ashy Drongo (Dicrurus leucophaeus) is a species of bird in the drongo family Dicruridae. The adult Ashy Drongo is mainly dark grey, and the tail is long and deeply forked, There are a number of. — “Ashy Drongo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Ashy Woodswallow. at Jayanti in Buxa Tiger Reserve in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, The Ashy Woodswallow, Artamus fuscus, is a woodswallow which is found in south Asia. — “Ashy Woodswallow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Through all his bodily infirmity there ran a tenacious nerve of ambitious self-preserving will, which had continually leaped out like a flame, scattering all doctrinal fears, and which, even while he sat an object of compassion for the merciful, was beginning to stir and glow under his ashy paleness. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • This fair hair, this pale visage, this pure brow, seemed surrounded by an ashy halo from which the dark eyes looked out at me. — “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad
  • Then came this woful Theban, Palamon, With sluttery beard, and ruggy ashy hairs,<85> In clothes black, y-dropped all with tears, And (passing over weeping Emily) The ruefullest of all the company. — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Looking in at the door, after knocking in vain, I saw her sitting on the hearth in a ragged chair, close before, and lost in the contemplation of, the ashy fire. — “Great expectations” by Charles Dickens
  • And for a few moments he hated the lamb and the mystic pictures of the Eucharist, with a violent, ashy hatred. — “The Rainbow” by D. H. Lawrence
  • But, after all, was he more than a shadow to me? When I closed my eyes I saw him before me still, in necromantic black, ashy with a pallor on which I looked with fear and pain, a face so dazzlingly pale, and those hollow, fiery, awful eyes! It sometimes seemed as if the curtain opened, and I had seen a ghost. — “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

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