Dusky sentence example

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  • The inner bark is dusky red.
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  • The colour is uniform dusky grey.
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  • Its appearance is sufficiently striking - the head and lower parts, except a pectoral band, white, the former adorned with an erectile crest, the upper parts dark grey banded with black, the wings dusky, and the tail barred; but the huge bill and powerful scutellated legs most of all impress the beholder.
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  • Blackbirds and thrushes are not found, nor any species of parrot, but on the other hand, we have the hoopoe (yatsugashira), the red-breast (komadori), the bluebird (run), the wren (miso-sazai), the golden-crested wren (itadaki), the golden-eagle (inu-washi), the finch (hiwa), the longtailed rosefinch (benimashiko), the ouzelbrown (akahara), dusky (tsugumi) and water (kawa-garasu)the kingfisher (kawasems), the crake (kuina) and the tomtit (kara).
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  • The young are, when first born, spotted with dusky brown and the tail ringed.
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  • At high altitudes the mountain plover is found; the dusky grouse haunts the forests above 8000 ft.; the white-tailed ptarmigan is resident in the alpine regions; and on the plains are found the prairie sharp-tailed grouse and the sage-hen.
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  • The lower parts, inner surface of the limbs, throat, chin and upper lip are dirty white; the outside of the ears, particularly at their base, and a patch on each side of the muzzle black; the end of the tail dusky.
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  • A great shock of rough, dusky, dark hair; bright, laughing, hazel eyes; massive aquiline face, most massive yet most delicate; of sallow brown complexion, almost Indian-looking, clothes cynically loose, free-and-easy, smokes infinite tobacco.
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  • He now made up his mind to study the real wilderness in its gloom and vastness, and to meet face to face the dusky warriors of the Stone Age.
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  • This splendid plumage, however, belongs only to the adult males, the females being exceedingly plain birds of a nearly uniform dusky brown colour, and possessing neither plumes nor lengthened tail feathers.
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  • The prevailing colour of the most admired varieties of the canary is yellow, approaching in some cases to orange, and in others to white; while the most robust birds are those which, in the dusky green of the upper surface of their plumage, show a distinct approach to the wild forms. The least prized are those in which the plumage is irregularly spotted and speckled.
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  • Rather smaller than a squirrel, with dusky brown fur, the tarsier has immense eyes, large ears, a long thin tail, tufted at the end, a greatly elongated tarsal portion of the foot, and disk-like adhesive surfaces on the fingers, which doubtless assist the animal in maintaining its position on the boughs.
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  • As in India, after the expulsion of Buddhism, the degrading worship of Siva and his dusky bride had been incorporated into Hinduism from the savage devil worship of Aryan and of non-Aryan tribes, so, as pure Buddhism died away in the north, the Tantra system, a mixture of magic and witchcraft and sorcery, was incorporated into the corrupted Buddhism.
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  • Dry shade is always a problem, and it suggests 21 good solutions, including bugle, bergenia and dusky cranesbill.
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  • Already she began to see quite plainly the little elves in their tall pointed hats, dancing down the dusky alleys, and peeping from between the bushes, and they seemed to come nearer and nearer; and she stretched her hands up towards the tree in which the doll sat and they laughed, and pointed their fingers at her.
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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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  • The breathing becomes very hurried - forty to sixty respirations in the minute - and the face dusky.
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  • The dusky grouse and grey ruffed grouse are confined to the mountains and plateaus.
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  • Above is [4033] a friable silty loam (2.5yr 2.5/3 very dusky red) containing large pebbles.
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  • It was nearly 8pm and getting dusky, but we listened dutifully as the warden went through the St Kilda by-laws one by one.
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  • You will take a short hike to look for the dusky langur that inhabits the mountains here.
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  • Day 11: Dusky Fiord Cruise past sheer cliffs and tumbling waterfalls.
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  • In appearance it closely resembles the roach, usually attaining a length of 8 or 9 in., with the head and back of a dusky blue colour and the sides of a shining silvery aspect, with numerous dark lines running along the course of the scales.
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  • Little did the dusky children think that the puny slip with its two eyes only, which they stuck in the ground in the shadow of the house and daily watered, would root itself so, and outlive them, and house itself in the rear that shaded it, and grown man's garden and orchard, and tell their story faintly to the lone wanderer a half-century after they had grown up and died--blossoming as fair, and smelling as sweet, as in that first spring.
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  • In addition to a tube of coffee lip balm, the set also includes four jars of mineral eye shadow and blush (including barely-peach Apricot, soft violet-rose Berry Essence, vivid rose Raisin Red and dusky tan Mocha).
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  • When worn with a simple face (just foundation and dusky pink lip gloss), the mascara helped my lashes stand out strongly.
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  • If you must get your deep and dusky fix, you can adapt the following techniques to your application for added versatility.
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  • There is a curious variety called Thunderbolt, which is of a dusky dull color.
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  • Wine Spectator commented "Big and ripe, a mouthwatering wine with tingly acidity bringing harmony to a wash o plum, blackberry, cherry and dusky spice flavors, which persist on the fine-grained, not terribly tannic finish."
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  • Protecting the eyes from dust and air pollution by using safety glasses when doing dusky work outdoors, such as raking leaves, can also help prevent eye infections.
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  • Also called Tahitian pearls, these dusky gems are among the rarest type of pearl in the world.
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  • Moving through a room of gold to one of olive green before settling on a dusky grape can set the mood and tone for your whole home.
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  • The Roxy New Mon cross body bag (available at eBags) is dusky vinyl bag with two exterior pockets available in lavender-grey, black, or seaspray.
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