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dingy

used as a description of fleece wool; the wool is lacking in brightness.
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When dissolved in water, these persalts generate hydrogen peroxide, which is able to oxidatively destroy natural colorants present in stains, dirt and dinginess.
The perfect place to start the day with an early morning cup of coffee before heading for the dinginess of Albert Square.
Somehow it mattered not that the room was poorly furnished, not short on dust and dinginess, that there was a large hole in the red curtains, that the tea, sole hospitality besides a cigarette, was overdrawn, that in this semi-darkness the hostess sought to hide her poverty and her wrinkles.
Tide Professional Whiteness Enhancer - Non-bleach rinse aid with Triple Action Whiteness Technology to rejuvenate fabrics while reducing the dinginess that happens over time.
Passengers also complained of overcrowding, baggage problems, rude staff, and the overall dinginess at Heathrow.
In design terms it is shabby chic, a delight of dashing dinginess, reminding me of the type of hip hole frequented by trendy students.
Yesterday he was in Birmingham to measure the dinginess, smell, roominess, accessibility and view from Moor St car park which links to the Bullring.
The library's interior is currently home to less-than-inspiring convection heaters on the walls and a general 1950s dinginess.
Despite that dinginess, the forest of adhesive fibers on the underside of each toe stays nearly dirtfree without grooming or washing.
Best turn was NT chief curator Tim Knox, whose nicest quoteab out Mendips was: ``It achieves a sort of dinginess that will tickle some people.