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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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Your thirsty skin will lap it up and it will help to keep your skin hydrated and feeling soft even on the greyest day.
Until quite recently the answer would have been John Major, perhaps, but revelations of an affair with Tory colleague Edwina Currie have given our greyest Prime Minister a little much-needed colour long after he left Downing Street.
I would recommend that you regularly prune out some of the oldest and greyest stems of your forsythias.
On what turned out to be a good day to bury bad news, Roy Hodgson unveiled the greyest of England squads to travel to Poland and Ukraine this summer.
Actually, it was entirely grim, possibly the greyest of this final series of The Street.
SOME years ago now, that greyest of prime ministers, John Major, was doing what politicians seemingly do best - hobnobbing - when he was asked by dinner party hosts what he would like to drink.
He's also the greyest by a mile - his nickname is 'Grampa.
It might be in the middle of nowhere, next to what is possibly one of the greyest little towns I've ever seen, but the South Lakes Wild Animal Park is worth the journey.
You cheered the greyest day and leave us with the happiest and brightest memories.
The greyest of his memories - and the one lost amidst grief and recrimination - is of the moment when he won the game for Juventus.
The carrot-top, the forest of freckles, the gleaming white boots quickly scarred, the royal Blue shirt worn with all consuming pride -- it's an unforgettable picture that lifts the clouds on the greyest of days.