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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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All of this grayness is the result of research we recently completed for a paper presented at the EDANA Annual General Meeting in Monte-Carlo in June.
Expanded filtering options make it easier to eliminate grayness when scanning halftone images.
Drawing on her experiences in the mid-to-late 1960s, Sheila Fitzpatrick gives us a narrative of poignancy and joy mixed with despair; she finds bright colours in the unremitting grayness of Brezhnev's years.
He took on the staid establishment of grayness and functionality and won, showing that just because something has always been that way, doesn't mean it can't be changed or improved.
The great victories of the sport he-roes in Lithuania reminded us that there is power within ourselves to overcome the pessimistic grayness and politisized society, Spasev writes.
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.
I prefer to observe the pastel smudges of cars shifting through the steady grayness of the street.
The misty maritime grayness of Normandy is well captured by lenser Jean Coudsi, and Alfred Schnittke's score never lapses into fright-night strings.