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The answer, as it often is for many women who are trying pull off this particular subterfuge, was an ashy honey blonde.
SOME YOUNG WOMEN EMBRACED THEIR GRAY HAIR DURING THE PANDEMIC. THEY MIGHT NOT GO BACK.MAURA JUDKISAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His face was of an ashy whiteness; the veins of his brow stood out; his dry lips were drawn.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
A mist came before his eyes, the cold sweat stood upon his ashy face, his limbs failed him, and he sunk upon his knees.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
It was a pandemonium which horribly frightened the Mexican rancheros, and made Coronado's dark cheek turn to an ashy yellow.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
They were obviously panic-stricken, one or two of them being of an ashy-yellow, their nearest possible approach to pallor.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
He was worn and thin, his beard was white, and the once dark features wore "a sort of grey, ashy halo."
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
The child's dilated black eyes fixed themselves upon him, and her lips, drawn back a little from her teeth, turned ashy white.
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
Accordingly the ashy light is the reflection of our own sent back to us by the Moon.
ASTRONOMY FOR AMATEURSCAMILLE FLAMMARION
Her dark hair was limp and uncurled, and her lips were as ashy as her face.
DAISY ASHFORD: HER BOOKDAISY ASHFORD
It is of a dark brown colour above, that colour peculiar to most of the hawk tribe, while its lower parts are ashy white.
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WORDS RELATED TO ASHY

  • anemic
  • ashen
  • ashy
  • blanched
  • bloodless
  • cadaverous
  • colorless
  • deathlike
  • dim
  • doughy
  • dull
  • faded
  • faint
  • feeble
  • ghastly
  • gray
  • haggard
  • inadequate
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • insubstantial
  • livid
  • lurid
  • pallid
  • pasty
  • poor
  • sallow
  • sick
  • sickly
  • spectral
  • thin
  • unsubstantial
  • wan
  • washed-out
  • watery
  • waxen
  • waxlike
  • weak
  • white
  • whitish
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