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rusty

(rust'e) [AS. rustig]
Reddish; resembling or containing rust. Synonym: rubiginous
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Abandoned vehicles lined up on the sides of the road are rustier than painted, their skeletons decaying from exposure.
The colour of the rock on the outcrop surface often corresponds to the colour of a weathered rock, having paler and sometimes rustier tints than the true colour of the fresh rock.
Rather than a darker, rustier bouquet, Nine Popes blossoms with a talcum-like ambrosia.
The average private-aircraft owner does not have this equipment, cannot afford this equipment, and with somewhat rusty skills and even rustier instrument skills cannot be distracted to run a computer in flight because he does not have an autopilot.
Oxx said earlier in the week that Shalapour is "a little rustier than he was going into the Irish Derby", but he points out that the colt has been working well and is in good form.
"It's prudent for us, as Castro gets older and his regime gets rustier, to start thinking about the fate of millions of people in Cuba who one day will be free."--Secretary of State Colin Powell, in recent comments to reporters.
But why would the workplace that wouldn't accommodate them as new mothers accommodate them several years later when their skills are rustier and their resumes dustier?
Plus, four months after 'hole through,' a cave-in occurred in the Rustier Fault at the location of the modified steel ribs and resulted in a four-month delay to the project completion.
No, this was Susan--Anna discerned this not so much from the voice, which was getting rustier, fainter, as from the even louder drumming in the background.
bigger than beaches and Rustier than harpoons." After his speech the circus practitioner sat down.
Admittedly, my Ojibway is much rustier than it should be and I was momentarily perplexed by the phrase and couldn't come up with an English translation.
"Et vous, Madam?" I ventured, my French rustier than the giant hinges.