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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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dryer cottee pots Simmering within--a taste of afternoonish grayer
Grayer, who said he expects to move on to "professional life centered on entrepreneurial activity, investment and philanthropy," is being replaced by Andrew Rosen, who has been Kaplan's president and was formerly chief executive of Kaplan Higher Education.
She suffers the tantrums of Grayer and stumbles upon an illicit liaison between Mr X and an associate.
Grayer is the average Upper East side four-year-old.
The book's central character is Nan, a college student who looks after Grayer, the 4-year-old son of Mr and Mrs X who are as dysfunctional as they are rich.
Grayer in tone but no less romantic were views of the sky mediated by windows streaked with rain or diffusing the sun to a pale yellow glow.
Fabrics will become shinier, glossier, smoother with a strong brushing and napping effect." And she notes that while the next two years will have colors (or colours) such as camel, dark brown, orange, white, and silver, "Beyond the next couple of years, there will be the emergence of hot acid brights like lime chartreuse and muted, greener versions of chartreuse, industrial grays and colours inspired from liquid sources such as clean, pure bright colour saturations and dehydrated, grayer softer undertones." Sounds like the excess fabric-making capacity for Furbies will be making its way to the auto industry.
(Bright but Grayer: Poems 1978-1996) contains poems published earlier as well as a number of pieces written for special occasions listed in the back of the book.
James's dilemma is foreshadowed in a 1943 letter, which revives their correspondence after a three-year hiatus: "I have aged a little - grayer in the temples; a little thinner .
But the grayer heads in both political parties argued that such a Wilderness Service" would set a precedent for lobbyists on behalf of distinct departments for such "overly specialized" interests as the elderly, veterans, and environmental protection.
Weld Northa[euro](tm)s chairman and chief executive Jonathan Grayer said that the combination of Editure and JBHM would result in the creation of a leading independent player in the US school improvement and professional development market.
Rebecca Marshall (Rabjohns LLP), Marilyn Peachey (Sir Richard's Hospice), Peter Grayer (Rabjohns), Liz Colesby (Talbots