"No," came the answer, muted by a sob.
It was muted black, made out of material smoother than silk that draped over her arm like a second skin.
They normally were, and if they weren't, their screaming was muted by the magic of their cells.
There is not room for one together with an independent violoncello part; the wonderful use of muted solo violoncellos in the slow movement of the Pastoral Symphony being a special effect, like the earlier instance in Haydn's 12th Salomon Symphony.
She rested against the door, jarred when the flash of a grey knife crossed inches before her eyes, followed by a muted thunk as the weapon buried itself in the door.
Since his cold had muted his sense of taste, Bob was ambivalent about what he ate for dinner.
Walnut cabinets from Gansu sit alongside painted cabinets from Shanxi -- muted over time to leave a wonderfully subtle appearance.
Since fall is a time of transition from the blazing summer months to the icy winter ones, it's easy to incorporate colors from each season into your palette, creating a beautiful blend of muted earth tones and bright flashes of color.
The don ball gowns in muted, earth colors.
And then the com sparked into life once more, again the volume muted, the female voice speaking barely more than a whisper.
Certainly the AIDS industry has been curiously muted in the UK these past several years.
The range of hues for the yellow family can range from deep bold golds to muted ochre.
Featured colored combinations include muted camos, greens, and beiges; sharp black and white stripes, bright turquoises, reds and oranges; rich striped color combinations such as mustard, rose, and indigo; and shiny metallics.
She was numb to most of the world, and the colors of the worlds were muted.
Only the National Secular Society does n't blench; other rights groups have been muted.
Aubergine, army green, muted coral and cornflower blue are most prevalent with accents of white here and there.
Her color palette mixes muted natural tones with juicy, sometimes brash accents and she succeeds in making tricky shade combinations work together.
colourasses up the steps, the bright colors of his patterned skirt muted in the growing dim.
They come in a range of colors, some in quite muted shades so the dads won't feel too conspicuous.
Julian Rothenstein favors bold layouts and flat muted colors reminiscent of Russian constructivism.
His dark muted scenes seem vaguely familiar, distant, like haunting memories.
He uses a wide intensity of colors, alternating between saturated hues and muted, almost monochromatic effects.
Dissent is stifled and political opposition muted, silenced or liquidated.
However, its input into the miners ' strike was somewhat muted.
The speaker is muted automatically when the control room muted automatically when the control room mute is active, to prevent feedback.
My muted palette is a reflection of that experience.
accompanied by inspired live percussionists the Sakoba dancers immaculately and intricately deliver the narrative via wonderfully expressive dance against a backdrop of muted color.
The kind of inter-imperialist rivalry that there was in 1914 or later is now much more muted.
The bright colors of the finer red seaweeds are other wise soon muted by the strong sun in the summer months.
The TV commercial is grainy and cool shot in muted, almost sepia tones over a Latin music track.
Hybrids have been raised in various colors, including the muted shades of ' Angel's Choir ' shown in the photograph.
snippets of audio dialog from the film are somewhat muted.
spruce up; odd Mock Tudor paneling and muted lighting.
Painted in the muted tones of history, Luc Tuymans offers a chilling ultimate truth about humankind.
Explosions and gunfire are often too muted and the sub-woofer is rarely troubled.
A muted trumpet contributes to the sexy feel of the music.
Occasionally there is weeping, but there is no hysteria, no yelling, and grief is muted, even private.
Hybrids have been raised in various colors, including the muted shades of ' Angel 's Choir ' shown in the photograph.
The static menu pages are pretty boring and the snippets of audio dialog from the film are somewhat muted.
The scarlet exterior gives way to a cool interior - muted taupe walls, starchy table linens, original artwork.
Rather than giving in to the urge to skip a nap cycle, try lulling your baby to sleep with soft music and muted light.
Cool gray walls are the perfect canvas for stripes of greenish yellow and muted paintings of trees.
This retailer captures the romance of lingerie through muted colors, soft lace patterns, and very sleek designs.
If your bathroom floor, wall paint and tiles consist of muted colors, you may want to buy bath towels that contain those colors.
Whether you go with a dramatic, sexy bold color, or something a little more conservative and muted, nothing lights a face quite like lipstick.
The open back banjo has a muted sound because the clothing the player is wearing muffles the sound being projected backwards.
Fields of lavender are a common site in Italy, and the muted purple of the lavender flower can also be used to give your kitchen a splash of color.
Go for plain red (almost maroon, rather than bright red) and gold (again, not bright gold, but muted, almost tarnished looking gold) bulbs for your tree - using these bulbs as the main ornaments is a good way to go.
The colors are muted and cozy, emphasizing in a classic and refined elegance.
A peaceful atmosphere uses quiet, muted colors.
Muted colors are soothing and comforting, improving sleep and relaxation.
Fabrics for traditional design schemes trend towards florals, solids, muted plaids, understated stripes, and tone-on-tone patterns.
Lamps should be adorned with plain, silk-covered shades, and all bedrooms and dining areas should feature crisp, clean linens in muted tones and free of pattern.
They are organized in horizontal rows depending on the tones, which fall under the categories "pure," "clean," "muted," or "shaded."
You can choose from rather muted hue to brilliant vibrant colors.
It comes in five muted colors and is wrinkle and stain resistant.
Your color palette choices will consist of muted tans, brown, pinks, blues, and greens.
Contemporary designs usually call for muted patterns or solid colors.
The Weathered Gate features many prints and signs showcasing farms, barns, and country cottage homes through the seasons, and a selection of floral and farmhouse-themed wallpapers and borders in soft, muted colors.
Weather you leave them muted or red hot, give them a bit of gloss to top it off.
Viva Glam II was introduced in 1997, and is a muted pinkish brown shade.
Viva Glam III was introduced in 2000 and is a muted brownish plum lipstick with a matte finish.
For green eyes, plum, burnt shades, and muted greens can create appeal even when applied lightly.
The eye-catching teal color of the exterior packaging, body lotion, and shower gel is bold, but also slightly muted to convey a sense of 'primary hue gone Hollywood'.
A more casual look is achieved with a muted wine or soft rose.Playing up your eyes, instead?
Sweep MAC powdered blush in Buff, a muted pinkish peach on apples of cheeks for a fresh, natural glow.
Crème d'Nude is a muted peach beige lipstick hue that will add a subtle pop of color to lips while keeping the natural vibe.
Brides looking for a classic look should choose Honesty eye shadow, a pewtered bronze or Coquette, a muted grey-taupe eye shadow.
Spice it Up, a muted berry brown lipstick gives lips a pop of color without being over the top.
To complete the natural look and add a glossy finish, slick on Lipglass in Lust, a soft muted pink lip gloss.
Grey tones work well on all eye colors, so start by applying Scene, a muted blue grey with a satin finish on eyelids and blending slightly up into the crease.
NARS Duo Eye Shadow in Méditeranée contains a muted gold shimmer and a burnt orange shimmer to help bring out the blue tones in blue-green eyes.
For example, if your family portrait features mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, and a new baby, then you might consider having the infant wear a bright colored outfit while the rest of the group wears muted tones.
The safest colors are solid muted tones that don't distract from a person's face.
Simply enlarge your favorite picture to cover the entire page, then adjust the opacity to give it a soft and muted appearance.
The color is slightly muted, but no less startling in appearance.
Red and Green: These classic Christmas colors are always popular for holiday weddings and can be found in a variety of shades, from ruby and emerald jewel tones to more muted burgundy and hunter green hues.
Light prints or solids featuring muted tones or pastels help to set the mood for the occasion.
Dark, muted colors and earth tones often turn up in fall wedding color palettes and fall 2010 wedding colors aren't an exception.
For spring garden weddings, you may want to choose more muted colors in pinks, lavenders, and even greens.
Today the uniform is back to a more muted green, and includes a white polo shirt.
While children's clothing was historically more muted, a physical manifestation of the adage that children should be seen but not heard at mealtimes, fabrics have grown far more vibrant.
Even winter items, which traditionally are more muted, are designed to stand out on a dull day.
Colors are more muted, but bright colors can be found here too; just expect a brown shirt with an aqua blue motif instead of a pink shirt with an aqua blue motif in the girls' department.
The most modest garments will feature muted and soft colors, avoiding bold, bright shades and harsh prints.
The main character or saying on the front of the T-shirt pops out at those who see it because of the muted look of the background material on which the theme appears.
The majority of Celebrity's décor focuses on modern and Art Deco designs with classic touches such as rich suedes, polished woods, and muted colors.
On most Holland America ships, the décor is a muted blend of classic wood trim and soothing tones, while the larger Vista class vessels tend to incorporate brighter color palettes.
Caribbean ports of call demand bright colors and loose-fitting, comfortable clothes, while New England cruises may be better paired with muted colors.
This creates a muted, less harsh percussive attack that again adds to the overall tranquil mood and feel of the music.
Beads are available from soft and muted natural shades, through to bright and striking primary colors.
While a more muted tie is appropriate, you can choose to wear something a bit more vibrant and fun.
Color options from traditional khaki and other muted earth tones to camo.
Cargo pants are often found in muted earth tones like khaki and olive green, and have the traditional pants pockets at the hips, plus the two in the back.
Many dress shirts feature patterns, which can be quite elegant if they are minimal and muted in tone and design.
A Gucci shirt is usually characterized by simple cuts and minimalist design with relatively dark and muted tones for a sophisticated aura with casual flair.
A woman with a small chest and large hips, for example, would be best served by a suit with a bright, attractive pattern on top and more muted colors below the waist.
Cargo pants aren't always designed with a baggy fit, and they come in a rainbow palette of shades from muted to vivid.
A muted pinstripe pattern would work, but a blazer that contains color blocks or large, busy patterns can overwhelm a petite plus size woman.
Umbrellas in bright floral prints or muted shades look good on the go and are the perfect complement to plus size rain jackets.
There is a large variety of color combinations, from muted grays to striking black and white contrasts.
Shades of citrus, cinnamon and sometimes muted teal are best, as they create a great contrast when you're out on the green.
Matte Red is exactly that: a lovely shade of muted red that is boldly paired with a delicately unassuming grey lens.
You'll also find a range of gorgeous muted colors like pale mauves, olive tones, blues, burnt oranges, and violets.
Sweet Caramel: A muted gold that blends into brown.
This will detonate a muted explosion that results in a perfect strike.
Earth (brown, muted greens, stone colors, and shades of orange) symbolizes health.
Sixty years ago women might have used coloring agents to put off visible signs of aging such as graying or muted hair tones.
Golds, muted colors, and fiery tones work beautifully with this coloring.
The looks are classic and the muted colors make these pieces excellent additions any maternity wardrobe.
Barbados Two Piece by Penbrooke: The print on this lovely swimsuit pairs muted shades of coral, tan and cream against a brown background.
The very best feature of this suit is its vibrant print and color, a red/orange mango color that almost looks like a muted color.
The most amazing thing about this bikini is its color, a beautiful muted yellow.
With the addition of colors in the shades of chocolate, red and green, the suit has a slightly jungle-like feel to it, but because of the muted yellow, manages to remain sophisticated in appearance.
The suit itself is done in a muted yellow and features thin black straps with delicately embroidered bumble bees that appear to float gracefully over the fabric.
Colors: Many different colors are available, from neon shades to muted hues and solid black.
Summers look excellent in soft shades and muted colors with cool undertones (or light colored neutrals).
Stella McCartney Muted Gold Trench: This heavy umber cotton trench is a muted gold color rather than metallic, making it extemely classy and very versatile.
You'll see bright, eye- catching colors like lime green and turquoise, muted shades like champagne and sage, and neutrals in colors like rich chocolate and decadent bronze.
You can also opt for a more classic, monochrome look - for example, a tan pashmina over beige slacks is a soft, muted color combo.
Colors are typically muted and may include pastels, ivory, and traditional wedding white.
Solid neutral staples such as black, brown and bone are available as well as muted blues, olives and grays.
The brand's designs present everything from brazen leopard prints to muted, textured leathers, so these bags are anything but classic or conventional.
As if animal prints weren't enough to grab the spotlight, Dolce & Gabbana also possess an affection for muted, textured leather.
These leather bags are typically done in structured shapes and muted colors like caramel and deep olive green, so they're versatile enough to flatter almost any outfit.
The muted olive color is perfect for an everyday trip to the mall, yet the avant-garde design will lift any uninspired outfit into the extraordinary.
Colors usually convey the bright reds and blues or muted greens and oranges of the 1970's.
If you're an urban hipster or just a lover of muted colors and distressed fabrics, then the Kipling Vintage Collection is your Holy Grail.
If you like the pink, but would also prefer to add a little bulk, take a look at this muted fuscia Milano Collection Cabin Bag.
You'll see an array of various colors and patterns in the XOXO bags collections, from their bright, multi-colored heart patterns to more understated muted neutral colors.
Muted purples, greens, and blues are prevalent, and you will find bags available in rich red, orange, pinks, and more.
Favor earthy and muted tones for the autumn season and leave the bold bright colors to sunnier days when ostentatious accessories are better tolerated.
Their newest Core collection, for example, offers muted camos and streamlined designs with urban appeal.
This Personalized Pink Camo Purse from Personalization Mall combines muted pinks and greens in a great, mini-messenger style bag.
This Muted Pink Camouflage Bag, by Xhilaration and available at Amazon, packs loads of charm into a little hobo.
The muted colors add an air of elegance, and great design makes it easy to grab and carry or roll for walking longer distances.
You don't have to change your entire wardrobe, but it would help to dress a little more sensuously in soft, silky fabrics in muted shades.
Bright primary colors and muted yellows, greens, and blues have been added to the traditional gray, blue, and brown palettes seen for many years in boys' clothing.
The perfect example of why white shoes should be allowed in the winter, the dollhouse Beverlina has faux fur accents and a matching, muted gray wedge heel.
For fall, you're going to be going for muted metallic boots, black leather boots, wedge heels, and platform styles.
The Cedilla is sexy enough to catch his eye with its sleek muted silver color and simple sophisticated style.
More importantly, the introduction of sleek muted pink leather straps reminds wearers that these shoes are as comfortable as they are classically cute!
A broad range of colors are available, from classic black to muted mustard yellow to sparkling metallics.
Still, today's neon colors are usually more muted than what people wore in the 80s, so you can wear neon without feeling like a flashing nightclub sign.
Watch bands are available in colors that range from brightly colored hues through to more muted shades.
The style is deceptively sober, and the watch is created in muted tones.
Make sure that you don't have the sound on your computer muted.
The range of tops come in various styles, from sleeveless to long sleeve, tank tops to hoodies, in muted colors or white.
The former is thicker and takes longer to dry, commonly coming in muted colors.
For a muted green that resembles a soft khaki color, you can also try mixing a small amount of black with yellow paint.
At one time, sock yarns were only available in single, muted colors.
If you're not fond of bright colors, try using muted pastels for a more subdued look.
Choose from two muted colors in sizes S to XL for around $80.
Very Sexy®: This line is all grown up with racy animal prints and deep and muted colors.
His boyish good looks appealed to young fans and Ray J was able to parlay his TV success to muted fame in the music industry.
The series' muted quality comes in large part from matriarch Betty's reluctance to put her clan on television.
Fairies and Fantasy Art by Emma Marlow: Small collection of unique fairy images in muted colors for easy wallpapers.
Beige nailpolish paired with blackstripes is a more muted and sophisticated version of traditional zebra chic, while a neon blue with lime green stripes adds a wild jungle look.
The colors of Tuscany are inviting and muted, just like the region.
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