Dull sentence example

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  • Things didn't stay dull for long, though.
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  • It is not all books that are as dull as their readers.
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  • "It sounds dull to me," Dulce said, and stood.
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  • We are going, but only wolf hunting: it would be dull for you.
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  • Her body felt heavy and her senses dull without her magic.
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  • A damp dull autumn morning was just dawning.
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  • Prince Bagration turned to the officer and with his dull eyes looked at him in silence.
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  • "Never a dull moment in Transylvania," Sarah quipped.
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  • He had never seen such a dull and out-of-the-way place; the folks were all gone off; why, you couldn't even hear the whistle!
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  • And to feel not exactly dull, but sad?
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  • I wouldn't call you dull, just inactive.
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  • Although the state has a great amount of limestone, especially in Erie and Ottawa counties, its dull colour renders it unsuitable for most building purposes.` It is, however, much used as a flux for melting iron and for making quick lime.
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  • Berthelot first accomplished the synthesis of benzene in 1870 by leading acetylene, HC: CH, through tubes heated to dull redness; at higher temperatures the action becomes reversible, the benzene yielding diphenyl, diphenylbenzene, and acetylene.
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  • Why isn't she dull and ashamed?
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  • "You don't sound dull," Katie replied, suspecting Deidre was the daughter of some billionaire with a corporation spanning the world.
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  • For a moment she felt the dull aching pain of being utterly alone.
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  • Suddenly the strange sound of a far-off whistling and thud was heard, followed by a boom of cannon blending into a dull roar that set the windows rattling.
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  • Willarski felt dull in Orel and was pleased to meet a man of his own circle and, as he supposed, of similar interests.
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  • You are happy enough I no longer need to dull the pain.
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  • This is how you dull a sword after victory.
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  • I guess it does sound dull when I talk about it, but it's never dull to me, and Alex seems to be happy with things.
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  • Working for Cade might not be as dull as she had first thought.
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  • So far she had never mentioned her excursions to the attic, but when things got too dull around the house, she went up to explore.
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  • Of red the varieties are fewer; the finest is a crimson red of very beautiful tint, and there are various gradations from this to a dull brick red.
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  • The princess continued to look at him without moving, and with the same dull expression.
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  • Before he had reached the embankments that were being thrown up, he saw, in the light of the dull autumn evening, mounted men coming toward him.
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  • All that day and the next his friends and comrades noticed that Rostov, without being dull or angry, was silent, thoughtful, and preoccupied.
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  • One day you are dull, and the next you refuse to see anyone.
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  • I love a chase and a fight, but the chances of me forgetting not to dull the pain increase if you resist.
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  • She seemed to be grasping for any distraction to dull the pain.
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  • She brought the machete down with a dull thud, anchoring the blade in the log.
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  • The dull, sleepy expression was no longer there, nor the affectation of profound thought.
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  • Only the skeleton of life remained: his house, a brilliant wife who now enjoyed the favors of a very important personage, acquaintance with all Petersburg, and his court service with its dull formalities.
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  • A toothache may feel like a sharp pain or a dull ache.
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  • Dull would be another.
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  • She looked at him, her eyes dull.
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  • Taking a few steps back she gripped the ax half way down on the handle and slammed it down against the block of wood with a dull whack.
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  • The knife wasn't like hers – dull enough she had to saw through things with effort.
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  • Though Meyerbeer wrote much that is intrinsically more dull and vulgar than the overture to Rienzi, he never combined such serious efforts with a technique so like that of a military bandmaster.
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  • The basal half is dull white, oval in section and coarsely fibrous, the middle part smooth, shining and round, and the tip black.
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  • It has dull pink flowers, succeeded by seed vessels, each of which is crowned by two scarlet-coloured leafy lobes.
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  • An ingot of tin is pure white (except for a slight tinge of blue); the colour depends, however, upon the temperature at which it is poured - if too low, the surface is dull, if too high, iridescent.
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  • The glass at this stage has a comparatively dull surface and this must now be replaced by that brilliant and perfectly polished surface which is the chief beauty of this variety of glass.
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  • There was a hopeless look in the dull eye that I could not help noticing, and then, as I was thinking where I had seen that horse before, she looked full at me and said, 'Black Beauty, is that you?'
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  • During the dull day, in the course of which he was entertained by his elderly hosts and by the more important of the visitors (the old count's house was crowded on account of an approaching name day), Prince Andrew repeatedly glanced at Natasha, gay and laughing among the younger members of the company, and asked himself each time, What is she thinking about?
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  • One was an officer--a tall, soldierly, handsome man--the other evidently a private or an orderly, sunburned, short, and thin, with sunken cheeks and a dull expression.
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  • It's a very cool idea, if you can get somebody to go along with it, but somewhat dull for player two.
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  • When a wine's acidity is too high, it's flavor is too tart and aggressive, too low and the wine will taste dull, bland and flabby.
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  • For all other wines, the term is used to describe a wine that is boring and dull, lacking in flavor and aroma characteristics.
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  • The result was a dull, unbalanced wine that lacked both character and flavor.
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  • Explore Chianti wine proudly (minus the straw covered bottle, because although it's still produced, the wine is still dull and a bit lifeless), despite what any wine snob's opinion is on the wine.
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  • These headaches usually are a dull pain, although some people report a throbbing sensation.
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  • If there is inflammation inside the eye, a dull ache may be felt inside the eye.
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  • If a dull aching sensation persists after this instillation then a co-existing iritis, or inflammation of the iris, also called a uveitis, may also be present.
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  • The typical tension-type headache is described as a tightening around the head and neck, and an accompanying dull ache.
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  • Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for menstrual cramps, the dull or throbbing pain in the lower abdomen that many women experience just before and during their menstrual periods.
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  • The most common symptom for most types of osteochondrosis is pain, usually a dull, non-specific ache, at the affected joint.
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  • Overripe strawberries will be dull and dark, with limp stems.
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  • Un-tempered chocolate will set slowly, have pale streaks of cocoa butter, and will be soft and dull.
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  • Chemicals used in hair highlighting damage the strands and can make hair dull, more prone to breakage, and frizzy.
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  • Some reviewwers like the ease of use, but do complain the color is dull.
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  • A bun is the most classic updo style, but it doesn't have to look stodgy or dull.
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  • You'll find that you can be discreet without being dull and ordinary.
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  • Its bright red beak, the bare bluish skin surrounding its large grey eyes, and the tufts of elongated feathers springing vertically from its lores, give it a pleasing and animated expression; but its plumage generally is of an inconspicuous ochreous grey above and dull white beneath, - the feathers of the upper parts, which on the neck and throat are long and loose, being barred by fine zigzag markings of dark brown, while those of the lower parts are more or less striped.
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  • The serious poems in which he celebrated the public events of his later years are dull and lifeless.
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  • The sea-worn amber has lost its crust, but has often acquired a dull rough surface by rolling in sand.
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  • The pitchstone of the Scuir of Eigg is at its margins characterized by a dull semi-opaque matrix which seems to be the result of secondary devitrification.
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  • - It has long been known that iron, when raised to a certain " critical temperature " corresponding to dull red heat, loses its susceptibility and becomes magnetically indifferent, or, more accurately, is transformed from a ferromagnetic into a paramagnetic body.
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  • The lyrics of Anthony Varady (1875, 1877) are somewhat dull and unequal in tone; both he and Baron Ivor Kaas, author of Az itelet napja (Day of Judgment, 1876), have shown skill rather in the art of dramatic verse.
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  • 4-21, which is as brilliant with the glow of lyric enthusiasm as the stern prophecy which precedes it is, from the same point of view, dull and uninspiring.
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  • About 1870 the " Jackson " table-glass was made in a light, dull green glass.
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  • The dull green was followed successively by amber, white opal, blue opal, straw opal, sea-green, horn colour and various pale tints of soda-lime glass, ranging from yellow to blue.
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  • One variety forms the ground of a very good imitation of porphyry; and there is a dull semi-transparent red which, when light is passed through it, appears to be of a dull green hue.
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  • These are set in a kiln or oven, and are kept at as even a temperature as possible, corresponding to a dull cherry-red.
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  • It is true that a teacher with ten times Miss Sullivan's genius could not have made a pupil so remarkable as Helen Keller out of a child born dull and mentally deficient.
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  • If it was dull, it was at least hung true.
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  • "Well, you old sinner," she went on, turning to the count who was kissing her hand, "you're feeling dull in Moscow, I daresay?
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  • Here it is! was seen even on Prince Bagration's hard brown face with its half-closed, dull, sleepy eyes.
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  • In the middle of a dull and halting conversation, Helene turned to Pierre with the beautiful bright smile that she gave to everyone.
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  • When he saw the pretty little Bourienne, Anatole came to the conclusion that he would not find Bald Hills dull either.
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  • Their squadron remained in reserve and Nicholas Rostov spent that day in a dull and wretched mood.
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  • "However, if you command it, Your Majesty," said Kutuzov, lifting his head and again assuming his former tone of a dull, unreasoning, but submissive general.
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  • After that journey to Ryazan he found the country dull; his former pursuits no longer interested him, and often when sitting alone in his study he got up, went to the mirror, and gazed a long time at his own face.
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  • Prince Andrew entered a plain tidy room and saw at the table a man of forty with a long waist, a long closely cropped head, deep wrinkles, scowling brows above dull greenish-hazel eyes and an overhanging red nose.
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  • The earth in the kitchen garden looked wet and black and glistened like poppy seed and at a short distance merged into the dull, moist veil of mist.
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  • And even that ruined and befouled house – which in dull weather was repulsively ugly – seemed quietly beautiful now, in the clear, motionless brilliance.
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  • He remembered only the dull gray weather now rainy and now snowy, internal physical distress, and pains in his feet and side.
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  • Classy - Wears any color of clothing but keeps colors dull and neutral.
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  • Don't worry if you think all men's hats come in dull, monochromatic colors; you may be surprised at the selection offered in ski hats.
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  • Don't feel relegated to matronly one-piece styles in dull colors if that's not you.
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  • Without replacement, the shaving heads will eventually become dull and may cause excessive irritation.
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  • Hair color is used to brighten dull complexions, complete a look, and in some cases, a new and vibrant color can revitalize one's personality.
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  • Chlorine is particularly influential in the development of dry damaged hair, and the minerals in hard water can dull your strands.
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  • These types of highlights can brighten up a dull complexion and may subdue the look of natural aging.
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  • Using semi-permanent or vegetable based dyes is much less likely to leave hair damaged and dull in appearance.
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  • If hair is dull, dry, and limp, even the best style can't resurrect it.
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  • Glossing: Ideal for restoring shine to dull hair, these products contain pure olive oil and includes shampoo, conditioner, shine mist and the popular Fekkai glossing cream.
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  • After caring for the hair of his chemical and color treated clients, he found the drying effects of a lathering shampoo sacrificed the integrity of the hair, creating lackluster, dull and dry locks.
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  • A dull blade will not only prevent you from getting a close shave, but you'll also wind up with more cuts than you would have otherwise.
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  • While shaving will exfoliate for you, the dead skin cells can also clog up-and dull--your razor.
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  • Color can add vibrant attitude to your style, but dull, unhealthy hair can lead to a bad hair day no matter what shade you choose.
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  • Get your hair regularly trimmed to avoid split ends and other damage that can dull your color.
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  • Conversely, if you are having health concerns or suffering from nutritional deficiencies, your hair may look dull or grow more slowly.
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  • If your hair color is dull and needs some revving up, caramel lowlights may just what you need to perk up your plain tresses.
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  • Just a few layers of blonde around your face can really brighten a dull complexion and perfect your beach side look.
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  • Learning about history doesn't have to be dull; it can be as exciting as you and your children want it to be!
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  • Science doesn't have to be dry and dull though, especially if you incorporate lots of hands-on activities in your curriculum.
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  • Many women who have gone on to have a second child after a miscarriage say the joy of becoming a parent helps to dull the pain they feel over the loss of their first child.
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  • While maternity clothing was once dull and unfashionable, today's maternity clothes are just as attractive as the styles you're used to wearing.
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  • When did the tide shift from maternity wear that was rather dull to a more modern, fun, even glamorous, approach?
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  • The dull pain may continue throughout the pregnancy.
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  • These physical indicators may include mild abdominal cramps or a dull ache felt on one side of your abdomen.
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  • Animal prints can be a great choice for changing your one piece from dull to daring.
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  • Salinas has recreated the traditional one piece, turning it into a high-fashion item that is anything but dull.
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  • Adequate intake of vitamins essential for healthy hair is important for you to prevent brittle and dull hair.
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  • It also prevents scalp flaking and itching, which can result in hair loss or unhealthy, dull hair.
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  • Finally, it fights free-radical damage that can lead to broken, damaged or dull hair.
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  • Weak, dull and thinning hair can be signs of health problems like a thyroid disorder, hormonal imbalance, polycystic ovarian syndrome and other illnesses.
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  • Omega-3 fatty acids also support scalp health, and a deficiency in these fats can lead to dull skin and hair.
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  • Brown frames can sometimes make the hair look dull, so make certain the frames are not thick or heavy.
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  • Simplicity in clothing can take on whatever definition works best for you, but at no point does it have to mean something is plain or dull.
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  • The blades will eventually dull after extended usage, which is why the company provides you with the ability to purchase additional blades.
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  • When the blades become dull, they will need replacing.
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  • If the blades dull, they will need replacing.
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  • The blade may also dull after several uses and need replacing.
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  • Once a heating lamp starts to dull, food will not cook properly in the microwave and the heating lamp will need to be replaced.
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  • The standard blade may dull or warp over time, making replacement necessary.
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  • The disc blade may dull or warp over time and need to be replaced.
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  • The large circular blade is made from metal that may also warp or become dull with use, making it necessary to replace the part.
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  • Similar to a razor blade, the head of the shaver becomes dull and needs to be swapped out with a new (sharp) head.
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  • Every time you use a shaver, the razor blades dull.
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  • Over time, this coating can dull or become damaged, exposing the skin to easy cuts and irritation.
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  • As these circular cutters are razor blades, they will dull after several uses.
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  • Typically, when the cutters dull, a user replaces the entire shaving head.
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  • Just like the shaving heads, the foil head will dull with time and need replaced.
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  • This happens due to the razors inside the shaving head becoming dull.
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  • Aurelius Olympius Nemesianus, who wrote a few feeble eclogues and (283) a dull piece on the training of dogs for the chase.
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  • Her failure was due partly to the commercial jealousy of Corinth working on the dull antipathy of Sparta, partly to the hatred of compromise and discipline which was fatally characteristic of Greece and especially of Ionian Greece, and partly also to the lack of tact and restraint shown by Athens and her representatives in her relations with the allies.
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  • - Distinguished from the following by the greater breadth of the skull, and some minute but constant dental characters, by the dull greyish-brown colour of the fur of the upper parts and the pure white of the throat and breast.
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  • The distillation is then effected by heating to dull redness.
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  • At the beginning of the r4th century Girard of Amiens made a dull compilation known as Charlemagne from the chansons de gests, authentic history and the pseudoTurpin.
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  • Sahlbom (Ber., 1906, 39, p. 2600) obtained 179.8 (H =1) by converting the metal into pentoxide at a dull red heat.
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  • Lignite and cannel are usually dull and earthy, and of an irregular fracture, the latter being much tougher than the black coal.
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  • The first indication is a dull hollow sound heard when treading on the pavement or floor, probably occasioned r FIG.
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  • It is infusible at temperatures up to 2000° C., but can be fused in the electric arc. When heated to temperature of 2 4 5° C. in a stream of chlorine gas it becomes incandescent, forming calcium chloride and liberating carbon, and it can also be made to burn in oxygen at a dull red heat, leaving behind a residue of calcium carbonate.
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  • (2) Sumatra benzoin occurs only in masses formed of dull red resin enclosing white tears.
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  • In the [[[Lapland]]] marshes, a reeve now and then flies near with a scarcely audible ka-ka-kuk; but she seems a dull bird, and makes no noisy attack on an invader."
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  • One group, however, is dull in hue, and but for the presence in some of its members of yellow or flame-coloured precostal tufts, which are very characteristic of the family, might at first sight be thought not to belong here.
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  • The eggs are generally three in number, of a dull white covered with confluent specks of greenish grey.
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  • Two generations later, Richard Crashaw caught up the universal sentiment, when, in his lines "Upon Bishop Andrewes' Picture before his Sermons," he exclaims: "This reverend shadow cast that setting sun, Whose glorious course through our horizon run, Left the dim face of this dull hemisphere, All one great eye, all drown'd in one great teare."
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  • The hydroxide readily loses its water at a dull red heat and passes into anhydride with vivid incandescence.
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  • In his boyhood Bertrand was a dull learner, spending his time in open-air sports and exercises, and could never read or write.
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  • They are at a dull red heat and are allowed to cool gradually in the air and become blackened by the formation on the surface of a film of oxide of copper.
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  • To pass Cook Strait and land in the middle province of South Island is to pass from Portugal to Switzerland, a Switzerland, however, with a seacoast that in the east centre is a dull fringe of monotonous sand dunes or low cliffs.
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  • There, before the colonists came, wide sweeps of dull green bracken or wiry yellow-green tussocks seemed bleak and monotonous enough.
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  • - The increase of wealth went on after 1879 in spite of dull times, and was only checked by the especially severe financial depression of 1893 and 1894, caused by low prices and the Australian bank panic. The estimated private wealth of colonists fell from £236 per head in 1890 to £219 in 1895.
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  • His "theorie des debouches" amounts to this, that, products being, in last analysis, purchased only with products, the extent of the markets (or outlets) for home products is proportional to the quantity of foreign productions; when the sale of any commodity is dull, it is because there is not a sufficient number, or rather value, of other commodities produced with which it could be purchased.
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  • The Epistle attracted considerable notice, and a reply was written by Thomas Cooper, bishop of Winchester, under the title An Admonition to the People of England, but this was too long and too dull to appeal to the same class of readers as the Marprelate pamphlets, and produced little effect.
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  • On the other hand, he is wholly without originality, and his poetry, though free from glaring defects, is artificial and elaborately dull.
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  • Heated in chlorine or with bromine, it yields carbon and calcium chloride or bromide; at a dull red heat it burns in oxygen, forming calcium carbonate, and it becomes incandescent in sulphur vapour at 500°, forming calcium sulphide and carbon disulphide.
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  • In the dull round of instruction in "grammar" he did not distinguish himself, and was surpassed by his early friend and companion, William Herman, who was Winckel's favourite pupil.
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  • Krasicki's poem is at best but a dull affair, in fact a pale copy of a poor original, the Henriade of Voltaire.
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  • The larger species produce one to three, the smaller as many as twelve, the colour being dull white.
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  • Nauseous flowers, dull and yellowish and dark purple in colour and often spotted, with a smell attractive to carrion flies and dung flies, e.g.
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  • The new humanism was a kind of revival of the Renaissance, which had been retarded by the Reformation in Germany and by the Counter-Reformation in Italy, or had at least been degraded to the dull classicism of the schools.
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  • The hydrosulphide, KHS, was obtained by Gay-Lussac on heating the metal in sulphuretted hydrogen, and by Berzelius on acting with sulphuretted hydrogen on potassium carbonate at a dull red heat.
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  • Similar is the behaviour of the fused dry salt at a dull red heat; it acts on silicates, titanates, &c., as if it were sulphuric acid raised beyond its natural boiling point.
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  • As a rule the Iguanids and Varans are as bright as the Agamas are dull.
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  • Such a generalization will become sounder, if, as is now generally done by anthropologists, the Eskimo with their pyramidal skulls, dull complexion and flat noses are removed into a division by themselves.
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  • In the amorphous state it is a dull green, almost infusible powder, but as obtained from chromium oxychloride it is deposited in the form of dark green hexagonal crystals of specific gravity 5 2.
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  • It is easily soluble in warm water, the solution being, of a dull blue tint, and is used in calico-printing, dyeing and tanning.
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  • The supply of waste silk is drawn from the following sources: (I) The silkworm, when commencing to spin, emits a dull, lustreless and uneven thread with which it suspends itself to the twigs and leaves of the tree upon which it has been feeding, or to the straws provided for it by attendants in the worm-rearing establishments: this first thread is unreelable, and, moreover, is often mixed with straw, leaves and twigs.
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  • As a last resource More tried the expedient of silence, dissembling his wit and affecting to be dull.
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  • He was not only dull, but the cause of dulness in others, and even Alexander Carlyle confesses that in conversation his illustrious countryman was "stiff and pompous."
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  • On the other hand the lack of good harbours hindered its maritime development; and the Boeotian nation, although it produced great men like Pindar, Epaminondas, Pelopidas and Plutarch, was proverbially as dull as its native air.
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  • In the States of the Church, during the first part of the period the outstanding feature in the history of the Temporal Power is the overthrow of nepotism; in the second, a dull conflict with debt.
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  • On the other hand, it has been recorded by Cicero" that a certain physiognomist, Zopyrus, who professed to know the habits and manners of men from their bodies, eyes, face and forehead, characterized Socrates as stupid, sensual and dull (bardus), " in quo Alcibiades cachinnum dicitur sustulisse."
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  • A very distinct species (P. murina), remarkable for its dull coloration, is peculiar to the Azores, and several others are found in Asia from the Himalayas to Japan.
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  • Similarly the dull coloration of the two sets of animals is very possibly procryptic and serves to hide both shrews and squirrels from enemies.
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  • Thickets and small acacias dot the steppes, which, green during the kharif or rainy season, at other times present a dull brown burnt-up aspect.
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  • The lower epidermis is often of a dull or and pale-green colour.
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  • Alytes obstetricans is a small toad-like Batrachian, two inches in length, of dull greyish coloration, plump form with warty skin and large eyes with vertical pupils.
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  • He ransacked his father's shelves, dipped into a multitude of books, read what was interesting, and passed over what was dull An ordinary lad would have acquired little or no useful knowledge in such a way; but much that was dull to ordinary lads was interesting to Samuel.
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  • - The splendid example of his style which Macaulay contributed in the article on Johnson to the 7th edition of this encyclopaedia has become classic, and has therefore been retained above with a few trifling modifications in those places in which his invincible love of the picturesque has drawn him demonstrably aside from the dull line of veracity.
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  • The exuberance of the epoch of Liberation gave place to a dull lethargy in things political, relieved only by the Philhellenism which gave voice to the aspirations of Germany under the disguise of enthusiasm for Greece.
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  • In the young of the year the whole head, neck and throat are clothed in dull black, and most of the feathers of the mantle and wing-coverts are broadly tipped and mesially streaked with tawny or lightish-grey.
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  • The bright green of the fields, the reddish-brown or dull green of the great river, contrasting with the bare yellow rocks, seen beneath a brilliant sun and a deep-blue sky, present views of great beauty.
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  • As he grew up he became extremely dissatisfied with the dull and monotonous life he was compelled to lead; and his discontent was heartily shared by his sister, Wilhelmina, a bright and intelligent young princess for whom Frederick had a warm affection.
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  • The hind feet have six pads on their inferior surfaces, and the colour is dull grizzled brown above and greyish white below.
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  • Several of the writers named belong to an earlier period; of many of the others we know little or nothing; and of the best known, such as Walter Kennedy and Quintyn Schaw, it would be hard to say that they are not as uniformly dull as any of Occleve's southern contemporaries.
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  • The dull treatise of John of Ireland (q.v.) lays claim to originality of a kind.
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  • Wahl [German patent 70773 (1893)] prepare a 97% manganese from pyrolusite by heating it with 30% sulphuric acid, the product being then converted into manganous oxide by heating in a current of reducing gas at a dull red heat, cooled in a reducing atmosphere, and finally reduced by heating with granulated aluminium in a magnesia crucible with lime and fluorspar as a flux.
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  • "Foxey" timber is tinged with dull red or yellow stains, indicating incipient decay.
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  • In his characterizations of persons, borrowed from Socrates, he is more dull and colourless.
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  • But many difficulties with his own people shortly beset his path, due largely to the suspicions aroused by his evident preference for the ardent Roman zeal of the converts, and especially of Manning, to the dull and cautious formalism of the old Catholics.
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  • A long time afterwards it appeared, thanks to his collaborator, Claude Bernard Rousseau, under the title of Histoire et recherches des antiquites de la ville de Paris (1724), but remodelled, with the addition of long and dull dissertations which were not by Sauval.
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  • The young (which on leaving the nest have not the tips of the bill crossed) are of a dull olive colour with indistinct dark stripes on the lower parts, and the quills of the wings and tail dusky.
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  • Their glowing hues, are, however, speedily lost by examples which may be kept in confinement, and are replaced by a dull orange, or in some cases by a bright golden-yellow, and specimens have, though rarely, occurred in a wild state exhibiting the same tints.
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  • Anne was a women of small ability, of dull mind, and of that kind of obstinacy which accompanies weakness of character.
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  • Many compounds containing hydrogen are readily decomposed by the gas; for example, a piece of paper dipped in turpentine inflames in an atmosphere of chlorine, producing hydrochloric acid and a copious deposit of soot; a lighted taper burns in chlorine with a dull smoky flame.
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  • In the second stage, implements of true bronze (9 to io% tin) become common; painted pottery of buff clay with dull black geometrical patterns appears alongside the red-ware; and foreign imports occur, such as Egyptian blue-glazed beads (XIIth-XIIIth Dynasty, 2500-2000 B.C.),1 and cylindrical Asiatic seals (one of Sargon I., 2000 B.C.).2 In the third stage, Aegean colonists introduced the Mycenaean (late Minoan) culture and industries; with new types of weapons, wheel-made pottery, and a naturalistic art which rapidly becomes conventional; gold and ivory are abundant, and glass and enamels are known.
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  • He found English ways dull and precise and the religious observances exacting; and his mother had - not for the last time - to talk seriously with him on his unsocial and wilful character.
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  • On the other hand, when it becomes atrophied the circulation becomes feeble, the face heavy and dull, the patient suffers from cold, the features glow lumpish, mental processes become sluggish, and bodily vigour diminishes.
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  • When the thyroid gland is absent in children, not only is the expression of the face dull and heavy as in the adult, but the growth both of body and mind is arrested, and the child remains a stunted idiot.
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  • An attack may come on suddenly, but, in general, begins by a dull aching pain in the brow or temple, which steadily increases in severity and extent, but remains usually limited to one side of the head.
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  • The bright scarlet or dull red flowers appear before the leaves in March and April.
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  • A year or two of dull drudgery and few fees followed, and he began to be much depressed.
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  • When the mercury is made positive it becomes dull and spreads itself out; when it is made negative it gathers itself together and becomes bright again.
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  • In the Lower Sonoran belt, soapweed, acacias (Palo Verde or Parkinsonia torreyana), agaves, yuccas and dasylirions, the creosote bush and mesquite tree, candle wood, and about seventy-five species of cactuses - among them omnipresent opuntiae and great columnar " Chayas " - make up a striking vegetation, which in its colours of dull grey and olive harmonizes well with the rigidity and forbidding barrenness of the plains.
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  • The fur is long and coarse, of a dull black hue with a grey wash on the head and fore-limbs.
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  • The likeness he is recorded to have painted of Ginevra de' Bend used to be traditionally identified with the fine portrait of a matron at the Pitti absurdly known as La Monaca: more lately it has been recognized in a rather dull, expressionless Verrocchiesque portrait of a young woman with a fanciful background of pine-sprays in the Liechtenstein gallery at Vienna.
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  • The patronage of his uncle galled him: he was dull and unhappy We find in Swift few signs of precocious genius.
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  • This is a half-hardy bulbous plant, producing in the spring a number of strap-shaped, dull green leaves, 1-12 ft.
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  • Tonight she told me our life sounded dull - and then left the room.
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  • She closed the lid and ran her fingers across the dull copper latch.
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  • "Hmmm.  Anyway, I took over the this huge corporation at a young age.  I kept too busy to get out much.  Not that I had much of a role.  I just did the crappy job while watching everyone else make mistakes.  When you inherit a job like that, you don't have as much say in the way things go as you'd like," Deidre said with some distaste.  "You see, I'm a dull person."
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  • The knife wasn't like hers – dull enough she had to saw through things with effort.
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  • That probably explains the dull ache in my lower back that I have all the time!
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  • Mae'r dull o drefnu canolfannau galw-mewn wedi bod yn amrywiol dros ben.
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  • My face has open pores, a very oily T-zone, blocked pores, blackheads which are visible, and dull skin.
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  • During an attempt at a mass breakout Dull Knife was killed.
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  • I love its beautiful orange flowers, which certainly brighten up the dull days of February.
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  • It could easily have become nightmare material: too browbeating, or fussy, or just dull.
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  • The 2nd was dull and drizzly but I spotted some bullfinches in one of the wild areas of the garden.
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  • And although there were a few dull moments I thought the choreography for the corps was very eye-catching and fun to watch.
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  • The skin of your feet looks lifeless, perhaps dull in color and slightly clammy to the touch.
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  • Their bohemian way of living would challenge the dull conformity of everyday life under capitalism.
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  • Grows vigorously in Britain, with straight culms that can change to a dull yellow green with age; and glossy green leaves.
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  • Your website is your shopfront and you mustn't allow it to become dated, dusty or downright dull.
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  • The dull design is the site's biggest weakness, with it not looking dissimilar to a school text book in places.
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  • If life really were a choice between dull domesticity and such inane thrill-seeking, it would be depressing indeed.
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  • But like Cinderella, the apparently dull drudge of CI is worth looking at more closely.
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  • Mind you, that would probably be dreadfully dull.
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  • With all of the animation being computer based, this is a rather dull look at some CGI gone wrong.
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  • I thought it was far and away the most exciting event during an otherwise terminally dull race.
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  • Despite my geek credentials, Iâm not overly into reading Sci-Fi because I found a lot of it to be terribly dull and overcomplicated.
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  • Next up on the NME tent was Bloc Party a band that I find incredibly dull.
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  • At first glance, the Facing Worlds level looks pretty dull.
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  • Jesus shines so brightly that the sun seems dull.
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  • The circle on the left has a brilliant intensity, while the one on the right appears rather dull.
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  • It might sound dull, but it tells you more about many of the monarchs and their agents than most popular history books.
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  • And while it's all rather empty-headed and ridiculous, it's not dull for a second.
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  • Your entire dull skin gets a layer of pure essential oils.
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  • The talking heads were, with a few honorable exceptions, dull and uninformed to a man jack.
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  • It is so pleasant to receive a fillip of excitement when suffering from the dull routine of everyday life!
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  • A particularly dull autumn will produce less flower buds.
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  • Matt thinks it makes Brian pretty dull - he even turned down a cracking gag for his wedding speech.
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  • There was plenty of yellow gorse in flower looking bright in the dull light.
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  • Leaves are a dull dark green, oval in shape.
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  • In 1878 Cheyennes under Dull Knife and Little Wolf left their reservation in Oklahoma and headed north to their former tribal homeland.
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  • No political campaign is ever perfect but by comparison our opponents appeared inept, dull and out of touch with the public.
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  • Water bottle strap Brown leather Water bottle, cups, pots etc Painted dull green, or cloth covered, so probably greenish-tinged khaki.
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  • I can't register for some reason; it seems to think that my perfectly dull email address is not legit.
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  • A running or sticky nose or eyes, a dull coat and/or lethargy are signs of ill health and need veterinary advice.
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  • He caught himself making a face at a group of shop window mannequins who stared back with dull opaque eyes.
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  • In contrast, the Med can be as dull as a large millpond.
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  • Nobody wants a university to be an educational factory which turns out mindless, dull, vapid, students.
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  • This makes for a role which ensures there is never a dull moment!
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  • Is this her way of turning herself into a dull monotone, freeing herself from my sterile posing?
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  • Yet second-hand romance and second-hand emotion are surely better than the dull, soul-killing monotony which life brings to most of the human race.
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  • Avoid applying nematodes in bright conditions; apply in dull weather or in the evenings.
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  • The tabloid style journalism makes usually dull professional information lively, although it may be considered just a little offbeat for some tastes.
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  • There is some evidence to suggest that " bright " or " dull " timbres can produce a bias in the pitch percept.
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  • It cut short that dull plod with a slogan ­ ' Propaganda by deed ' .
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  • Alan Shearer was too prickly, Nigel Mansell too dull.
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  • Every group needs a comedian who can keep the fun going during a dull day of scrub-bashing or pulling ragwort.
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  • At thirteen, she is under pressure to marry ramose, a dull, plodding stone-cutter.
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  • I was also advised on the condition of my headlamp reflectors, both a bit dull.
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  • But she is fatally torn between the dull virtue of middle-class respectability and the evil attractions of the beckoning city lights.
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  • The dull roar of the traffic which converged all day upon London Bridge had died away now to a mere confused murmur.
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  • Of course, it was a very run-down, dull looking place.
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  • There was never a dull moment: clipping, dipping, going to market, or training a new sheepdog or draft horse.
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  • Plain Term used to describe dull liquor often with a rather sour taste.
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  • Some are dull, repetitive squiggles on paper, and some are fabulous, witty, thought-provoking, incredibly popular.
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  • Its formidable structure stood stark against the dull heavens, the street lamps throwing a weak light about its feet.
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  • But when David Renwick decided to turn dull, uneventful suburbia on its head by making it hellishly chaotic, he created something fresh.
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  • When it was light I peeped through the portholes and saw Belfast's dull wharves and warehouses looking sulky in the gray morning mist.
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  • Scorsese might capture the dull throb of soulless, everyday evil.
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  • The deep voice ceased its booming chant and all he could hear was a faint patter followed by dull thuds directly above him.
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  • There is nothing like the dull thud of nylon on nylon.
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  • A dull gray green sometimes tinged with purple, Agrostis.
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  • This will give sensations which commonly will be a slight tingle, or a sense of fullness or pressure, or a dull ache.
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  • In comparison our current physical existence will seem so dull, so flat, so fleeting, so transitory.
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  • Trellis using trellis using trellis to liven up a dull area in your garden or to create a living screen.. .
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  • The dull black colored adults feed on sap from oak twigs.
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  • Day by day, the dull uniformity of it all raises the question: Why bother reading this dross at all?
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  • Using a dull, monotonous voice will not impress the audience and can make the topic sound uninteresting.
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  • Muscle Dull red in color, highly vascular and tears easily.
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  • Instead it's dull, constructed and ultimately worthless.
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  • They felt pretty yucky, very unpleasant with dull pain.
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  • In structure and some of its habits much resembling a bullfinch, but much exceeding that bird in size, it has the plumage of a crossbill and appears to undergo the same changes as do the members of the restricted genus Loxia - the young being of a dull greenish-grey streaked with brownish-black, the adult liens tinged with golden-green, and the cocks glowing with crimson-red on nearly all the body-feathers, this last colour being replaced after moulting in confinement by bright yellow.
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  • Diptera in general are not remarkable for brilliancy of coloration; as a rule they are dull and inconspicuous in hue, the prevailing bodytints being browns and greys; occasionally, however, more especially in species (Syrphidae) that mimic Hymenoptera, the body is conspicuously banded with yellow; a few are metallic, such as the species of Formosia, found in the islands of the East Indian Archipelago, which are among the most brilliant of all insects.
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  • The tanned complexion, that amorphous crag-like face; the dull black eyes under the precipice of brows, like dull anthracite furnaces, needing only to be blown; the mastiff mouth accurately closed; I have not traced so much of silent Berserkir rage that I remember in any man."
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  • The glass, now in its approximate form, is placed in a heated chamber where it is allowed to cool very gradually - the minimum time of cooling from a dull red heat being six days, while for " fine annealing " a much longer period is required (see above).
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  • It is infusible at temperatures up to 2000° C., but can be fused in the electric arc. When heated to temperature of 2 4 5° C. in a stream of chlorine gas it becomes incandescent, forming calcium chloride and liberating carbon, and it can also be made to burn in oxygen at a dull red heat, leaving behind a residue of calcium carbonate.
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  • Plain in plumage, being greyish brown above and dull white below, while its quills are dingy black, variegated with white, there is little about the mocking-bird's appearance beyond its graceful form to recommend it; but the lively gesticulations it exhibits are very attractive, and therein its European rival in melody is far surpassed, for the cock-bird mounts aloft in rapid circling flight, and, alighting on a conspicuous perch, pours forth his ever-changing song to the delight of all listeners; while his actions in attendance on his mate are playfully demonstrative and equally interest the observer.
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  • Heated in chlorine or with bromine, it yields carbon and calcium chloride or bromide; at a dull red heat it burns in oxygen, forming calcium carbonate, and it becomes incandescent in sulphur vapour at 500°, forming calcium sulphide and carbon disulphide.
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  • The operation is conducted at a dull red heat (about 760° C. or 1400° F.), the current density being about 0.64 amperes per sq.
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  • The alkali metals and alkaline earth metals decompose water at ordinary temperatures; magnesium begins to react above 70° C., and zinc at a dull red heat.
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  • Monstrelet's own writings, dealing with the latter part of the Hundred Years' War, are valuable because they contain a large number of documents which are certainly, and reported speeches which are probably, authentic. The author, however, shows little power of narration; his work, although clear, is dull, and is strongly tinged with the pedantry of its century, the most pedantic in French history.
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  • It is volatile at temperatures above 1oo° C. and rapidly vaporizes at a dull red heat.
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  • In July and, August the plains of New Castile and Estremadura are sunburnt wastes; the roads are several inches deep with dust; the leaves of the few trees are withered and discoloured; the atmosphere is filled with a fine dust, producing a haze known as calina, which converts the blue of the sky into a dull grey.
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  • He seems weak, and his eyes are dull.
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  • Pierre, who at his wife's command had let his hair grow and abandoned his spectacles, went about the rooms fashionably dressed but looking sad and dull.
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  • After reaching home Nicholas was at first serious and even dull.
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  • Pelageya Danilovna Melyukova, a broadly built, energetic woman wearing spectacles, sat in the drawing room in a loose dress, surrounded by her daughters whom she was trying to keep from feeling dull.
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  • At first she found it amusing to give away dresses and ribbons to the maids, but when that was done and what was left had still to be packed, she found it dull.
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  • But I never said I was dull.
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  • It was simply dull.
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  • At thirteen, she is under pressure to marry Ramose, a dull, plodding stone-cutter.
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  • Marvin Poole uses this system to sharpen dull knives.
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  • I sneer at anyone dull enough not to have a company car.
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  • Life with a stagy lady is never dull, for she possesses the art of turning the drab into the fancy.
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  • When it was light I peeped through the portholes and saw Belfast 's dull wharves and warehouses looking sulky in the gray morning mist.
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  • From outside there came the dull thudding sound of heavy feet upon thick carpet.
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  • Patients undergoing surgery under regional anesthesia initially experience a dull ache in the exsanguinated limb after about 30 minutes of tourniquet application.
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  • But that dull cookie is transformed when incorporated into this concoction.
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  • Jamieson 's clunky direction delivers a dull narrative and uninspired performances.
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  • Things are never dull when she stirs her stumps to create a mild uproar in that pompous little town.
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  • The official was a white-faced unemotional man, who went through his duties in a dull mechanical way.
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  • The morning remained dull and windy with blustery showers.
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  • Instead it 's dull, constructed and ultimately worthless.
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  • Quentin almost fell alseep as his dull teacher continued to prate on about the history of the Civil War.
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  • Pins should be replaced if the ends become dull or if the pin is damaged in any way.
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  • All coatings will wear off with time, and the jewelry will acquire a dull look if not polished.
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  • Since it isn't cutting your grass, the blades don't dull, and you don't have to sharpen them as often.
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  • Baby blues can turn dull or give way to other shades.
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  • Going green and leading a more environmentally friendly lifestyle needn't be dull and boring.
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  • You'll want to look for crimson threads, while avoiding those that are dull, dark, or brick color.
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  • Small accent lamps can turn a room from dull and boring to bright and beautiful.
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  • You can transform your dull bathroom into a place of elegance.
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  • A room that was once dull and boring magically becomes an awe inspiring living space when spruced up with a fresh coat of paint.
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  • Sponge painting techniques can turn your room from dull to eye catching.
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  • The earthy paint color can transform your kitchen from a feeling of cold and dull into a vibrant and warm room.
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  • Sophisticated doesn't have to be dull, in fact, you may decide to step out of your comfort zone and go with a deep chocolate color with yellow or blue accent colors.
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  • It might sound a little dull, but brown is a popular color.
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  • An all-beige home can look dull and bland so don't be afraid to inject a little color.
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  • These bright colors are guaranteed to waken any dull or tired space.
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  • Avoid hanging mirrors across private or dull spaces like a laundry room.
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  • The hygienist is sure to be skilled at cleaning dull or yellow spots from your teeth.
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  • The brow pencils and powders provide a matte and dull color, more natural on the eyebrow.
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  • Also, brown will only dull their brilliance.
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  • This can cause skin to look dry, dull, or ashy.
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  • Sandstone: Neutral but also rather dull, this shade doesn't commit to a particular skin tone and is on the sallow side.
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  • Add some baby powder and gel to your hair to make it look dull, matted and lifeless as well.
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  • Consider it the instant antidote to a dull, dreary day, a miracle worker when you don't look or feel your best and an adorable piece of eye candy to add a flash of color to your vanity.
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  • The point can be twisted up whenever it gets dull or breaks.
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  • Use caution with black and brown shadows: You'll also want to be careful when wearing black or brown eyeliner as it may make your eyes look a bit dull.
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  • It adds brightness and shine to otherwise dull looking lips.
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  • Instead of a dull matte texture, choose a luminous lipcolor that appears kissable.
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  • For example, using a true blue eye shadow on blue-green eyes can actually make the color look dull and washed out, as opposed to rich and vibrant.
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  • Simply overfill your measuring cup or spoon and use the dull side of a butter knife to scrape off the extra and make it level.
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  • When they get covered with wax they get dull around the edges, so be sure to have a spare.
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  • However, this type of pain can also be felt as an annoying dull ache with pain centered around the eyes, the base of the neck, the jaw area or the entire face.
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  • The pain can vary from a dull, mild feeling to a throbbing ache.
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  • Stress headache pain is generally a dull steady pain centered around the eyes, forehead, or temples.
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  • Regular study habits may sound dull or boring, but they instill confidence on test day.
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  • Long formal black dresses don't have to be dull if you know how to accentuate the positive.
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  • The last thing you want is to ruin the look with dull, scuffed dress shoes.
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  • Use a fresh ink cartridge to avoid dull or blurred text.
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  • Alcoholics fear that life without drinking will be awful, grim, boring, dull, or tedious.
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  • Lordy, Lordy Miss Maudy, there certainly is never a dull moment in the Anna Nicole Smith household.
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  • The Los Angeles Times said her show is everything from a "dull trainwreck" to "train-wreck-tastic."
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  • Even winter items, which traditionally are more muted, are designed to stand out on a dull day.
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  • Just because the weather is nasty, no one need look dull.
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  • Life on board a Carnival cruise is never dull.
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  • Ship Size: The Regal Empress is relatively small compared to more modern liners and the ship may feel cramped or dull to passengers more familiar with larger ships.
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  • There is never a dull moment on a Mississippi cruise, as the waterway passes through swamps, glacial lakes, rapids and dams.
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  • H. atro-rubens has leaves much thinner and flowers much smaller than H. colchicus, the latter dull purple on the outside and greenish-purple within.
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  • The bark is rough and warty, and the shoots thickly set with pairs of rounded, dull green leaves.
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  • C. sempervivum grows rather taller, its dull green rosettes shaded with brown, and the pink flowers coming as large clusters in early autumn.
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  • Its dull white flowers are in stiff terminal heads; the fruits blue.
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  • The flowers are in corymbs, and although small and dull white, are charming for their fragrance.
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  • The flowers are deliciously fragrant and in color dull purplish green, but it does not bloom so freely out of doors as in a cool conservatory.
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  • Mountain Houseleek (Sempervivum Montanum) - A dark green kind, smaller than the common Houseleek, the leaves forming neat rosettes, from which spring dull rosy flowers in summer.
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  • Sempervivum Triste - Distinct from other Houseleeks, as its rosettes of leaves are of a deep dull red, which makes it a handsome plant.
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  • The varieties range in color of foliage from dull purple to bad yellow, and why they are used in flower gardens is a question.
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  • There is a curious variety called Thunderbolt, which is of a dusky dull color.
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  • The flowers are a dull violet-purple and very fragrant, but only come towards autumn, when the plant is well established.
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  • Other varieties are hirtum, distinguished by the hairiness of the leaves and branches, and purpureum, which has the leaves suffused with a dull purple tinge.
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  • Its prostrate stems bear deeply toothed leaves of dull green, with small crowded spikes of white or purplish flowers in early spring, when they are much sought by bees.
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  • It is one of the few shrubby Aralias hardy in Britain, coming from Manchuria, where it grows as a tall dense shrub with large trifoliate leaves and rounded heads of dull purple flowers.
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  • The catkin-like flowers are dull red, and with a scent of Cowslips, coming in May either as short spikes or rounded fleshy balls, according as they are male or female, while the fruits consist of small fleshy nutlets.
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  • Like P. nigra, the stems are green during their first year, but change color the second year to a dull brown splashed with large deep purple or black notches.
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  • Rhododendron Lanatum - The young branches, both surfaces of the leaves, and the petioles are covered with a dull white or tawny tomentum; the sulphur-yellow flowers are 2 inches across.
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  • R. anthopogon, flowers sulphur-yellow; R. glaucum, flowers dull rose-purple; and R. pendulum, flowers white, are small-leaved dwarf shrubs, chiefly of botanical interest.
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  • They open at sunrise, and are conspicuously beautiful on bright days, but close in dull and sunless weather.
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  • A. triloba forms a small tree, with dull purple flowers, about 2 inches across.
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  • The flowers are dull yellow washed with rose, and are held several inches above the water.
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  • The flowers appear in spring before the leaves, and are a dull pinkish-purple.
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  • It starts to look dull when it is ripe, and the area touching the ground turns yellow.
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  • Do they sound dull and ring less clearly?
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  • Fret Play - Fret Play features transcriptions of several Mudvayne songs including Dull Boy, I Can't Wait, and Internal Primates Forever.
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  • If the wood looks dull, try buffing it instead.
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  • Surfaces in the room: Hard surfaces bounce sound waves around, creating an echo, while soft surfaces absorb the sound, making it dull.
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  • They can also be a way to dress up an ugly or dull part of a room.
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  • While of course these elements are important, the absence of good lighting can turn a well-designed room into a dull environment.
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  • If you see dull spots on the surface of an otherwise polished stone, you are looking at fill.
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  • You can check for this resin by viewing a slab in bright light from several angles; the presence of a dull spot indicates fill.
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  • Use 100-grit sandpaper to dull the shine on the existing laminate.
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  • Everyday toiletries like perfume and hair spray can leave a dull film that will affect the look of your pieces, so apply these products before you don your jewelry.
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  • Dirty jewelry can look dull and one dimensional.
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  • A beautiful ring for instance with a bright gemstone cabochon can add just the right amount of contrasting color to lift an otherwise dull outfit and give some added interest to an overall image.
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  • A few well chosen items of jewelry for the winter months is a lovely way of turning an otherwise dull outfit into a stunning head turner.
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  • A specialist jewelry cleaning cloth is all that is required to clean the bracelet and this will stop the build up of dust that can dull the surface.
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  • Generally, they appear dull and lack luster.
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  • Gemstones that get dirty will become dull and lose their sparkle.
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  • To liven up a dull wardrobe, add a few new tees in fun patterns or colors.
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  • When first shopping for organic baby toys, a person may notice that they are often rather dull in color and the whites are not bright.
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  • On its own, organic whole-wheat flour is likely to produce dense baked goods with dull flavor.
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  • While black is universally slimming, it can also be a bit dull, especially in the face of so many bright hues and vivid patterns.
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  • The saying about "All work and no play" making Jack a dull boy is perfectly true.
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  • Don't make the time you spend together dull and ordinary.
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  • Protecting your eyes doesn't have to be dull.
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  • There is no need to settle for a pair of dull, boring glasses when reading glasses are available in fun and funky styles.
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  • Tennis courts, a playground, game room and a kids' wading pool guarantee there's never a dull moment.
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  • As for the close ups of the characters during the dialog sessions, they look pretty dull with little expression.
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  • Psycho Circus features some pretty dull graphics at times, but the game moves at a fast pace so you don't really notice it.
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  • The humor is dull; the action is plentiful, but unattached; and the slowdown hinders gameplay most of the way through the game.
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  • The razor blades inside the cutter will wear out from water exposure and dull from skin exposure after continual use.
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  • The cutters will dull and wear out with continual use, needing replaced.
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  • Chopping Blades - The chopping blades on Cuisinart food processors are stainless steel and can dull with continual use.
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  • The blades on the system may dull after continual use.
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  • Often due to prolonged use, the blade on the Rival food slicer can become dull or nicked, making it one of the most common parts to replaced on this appliance.
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  • This can brighten up an old candle holder or transform a dull shop bought candle holder into something special.
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  • Most foods will stain and dull the diamond, requiring it to be cleaned almost immediately.
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  • Warm, soapy water and a soft brush can clean the stone well, but always be sure to dry it completely to prevent water spots that dull the ring's appearance.
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  • Be sure that the ring will not come in contact with any of the chocolates: the oils will dull the stone's glitter and make the presentation less astonishing.
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  • Because black pearls can contain hints of color, the diamond color is critical: poor color diamonds can appear dull and listless next to a pearl, subsequently dampening the overall design.
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  • Even a large diamond can be dull and unattractive if it is poorly cut or has an unwanted tinge of color, and all the stone's characteristics should be properly balanced for a stunning engagement ring.
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  • Closed settings, such as bezel settings or channel settings, are less suitable because they shield more of the gem and may dull its color, but they can be used to conceal slight flaws if necessary.
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  • Some people would even say that a good quality cubic zirconia has more fire and sparkle than a low grade diamond that may be cloudy and dull.
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  • Regular cleaning is important to keep a bezel set ring looking its best because the bezel setting can easily collect dirt and dust, which can dull a diamond's natural luster.
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  • It may feel like a dull ache, but not necessarily like you are going to vomit.
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  • Airplanes can be dull, and unless the in-flight movie is a real blockbuster, chances are you're going to be spending that flight staring out the window as you view a mundane plot of clouds.
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  • Any other wallet would come off as plain and dull, but the leather here is intricately woven to create something much more dynamic than the basic.
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  • It can even serve to liven up a dull professional ensemble!
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  • Don't expect Aries to be dull for second!
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  • That's not to say Virgo is dull, just often reserved, especially when you first meet him.
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  • A pair of pointy-toed red stilettos peeping out of the bottom of black trousers can be a great look for work, and red shoes are a good way to add interest to an otherwise dull suit or dress.
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  • But, these designs are by no means dull and uninspired.
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  • Nothing kicks up a dull, layered look like shiny, white, sexy, high heel furry boots.
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  • Athletic shoes have become much more fashion forward in their design and use of color in recent years; they're not as bulky or dull looking as they used to be.
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  • Once you've worn a silver paw print bracelet watch, you'll never want to go back to plain, dull watches again.
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  • Watches needn't be the dull old browns and blacks.
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  • This will help to stop the build up of dust and grime that can take the shine off the charms and make the bracelet appear dull.
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  • Watches for children needn't be dull and boring!
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  • Turn off all electronics and lights: the dull buzz of machinery and glare of fluorescent lighting is not calming.
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  • For example, bunions can cause a dull, aching pain in your feet.
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  • Many of the government agencies or companies that produce most of those reports publish very dry data in a dull, informative voice intended for government leaders and industry analysts.
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  • From road salt to sunlight, a variety of substances and situations can lead to dull paint, scratches, and stains.
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  • Oxidation leaves a coin dull but all the soap in the world won't bring back the shine.
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  • Wax will create a dull buildup that makes the floor dangerously slippery.
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