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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.
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 rain fell greyly
from a sad sky, as I sank deeper and deeper into the armchair at the corner of the lounge, slipping into a heavy doze, dominated by thoughts of what had just been and what would be.
RAIN sprayed greyly
against the window and a football manager was talking to a reporter on the wireless about the player who had contributed most to his team's latest triumph.
Surely burger bars are not the natural habitat of the social climber, you would ask yourself, watching the rain slither greyly
down the window.