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adjective as in sky-blue

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Others saw it as being in shadow, where bluish light dominates.

Richard Feynman has related, “When I see equations, I see the letters in colors … light-tan j’s, slightly violet-bluish n’s, and dark brown x’s flying around.”

If there are none of the target antibodies in the blood, the chemicals glow bluish-green.

A bit of red may develop on the outside and bluish-purple on the inside.

Within six days, however, the infant was admitted to a pediatric hospital with diarrhea, bluish skin, and respiratory failure.

The pose of the figure is absurd, and the bluish coloring atrocious.

The bluish pellets of diatomite soaked in hydrocyanic acid were poured through chutes.

Hers is bluish, though they come in other flavors and styles.

The cytoplasm of lymphocytes is generally robin's-egg blue; that of the large mononuclears may have a faint bluish tinge.

Wright's stain gives such cells a faint bluish tinge when the condition is mild, and a rather deep blue when severe.

She watched the two children a moment as they dropped handfuls of the bluish globes on the towel.

A small island, near Cape Arnhem, is also composed of granite, in which the felspar has a bluish hue.

It was the man with the bluish cheek scar who had accosted him after the triple-killing in that office building.


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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bluish, such as: cerulean, azureous, and sky-colored.

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