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grey

Vox populi
adjective Referring to an older person, usually at or near the age of retirement.

Turner,

George Grey, English surgeon, 1877-1951.
Grey Turner sign - local areas of discoloration about the umbilicus and in the region of the loins, in acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis and other causes of retroperitoneal hemorrhage.

grey

A colour said to be achromatic or without hue. It varies in magnitude from white to black. Note: also spelt gray.
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The title helps us interpret the work but only to a certain point: Yellow is the ray of sun that pierces the haze with its luminous power, even if it is hard to compare the chromatic fantasy dancing around it to the grayness of a cloud.
It is a haunting story of humans caught up in, as writer Michael Newall puts it, "the murky grayness of the crosscurrents of anger and pain, betrayal and forgiveness, hope and dismay, atonement and denial that flow through the heart of the Catholic church's sex scandal.
so that there's never a question and not a lot of grayness,'' said Erich Miller, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Libertarian Party who has run for Congress.
Not centered in realism and political themes as many Irish works tend to be, Athena takes on a surreal quality as the aimless protagonist obsessively notes the shifting quality of light and the grayness of the streets from scene to scene.
It sings for me far ahead where the grayness becomes whiteness.
New developments on lucrative plots crop up like concrete mushrooms as Lebanon's capital undergoes further regeneration as uniform grayness homogenizes the city with scant regard for the environment.
He returned home inspired to combat the anonymous grayness of his hometown.
I prefer to observe the pastel smudges of cars shifting through the steady grayness of the street.
But, he said, ``The grayness gets even grayer in terms of where you draw the line.