Thesaurus / drab


It’s pea soup, after all, typically a metaphor for drab and boring.

As the pandemic has proved, we are adaptable creatures, though I still feel the loss of a landscape rendered drab but predictable by brown earth and gray forest.

Errors are expected—even the world’s best can confuse extremely similar-looking immature gulls or drab flycatchers.

How eBird Changed Birding ForeverJessie WilliamsonDecember 4, 2020Outside Online

Hops once were considered a drab ingredient, tossed in mainly to preserve the beer, thanks to antibacterial properties of the resins found in hop flowers, which are also called cones.

For Arise, these individual arbitration awards were dribs and drabs compared with the potentially large payouts that could come from a class-action lawsuit.

Meet the Customer Service Reps for Disney and Airbnb Who Have to Pay to Talk to Youby Ken Armstrong, Justin Elliott and Ariana TobinOctober 2, 2020ProPublica

Today’s Facebook instead gives these groups access to all the same tools to organize as anyone else, and only limits their spread in dribs and drabs over time.

He felt certain that the freighter had entirely eluded the vigilance of those on board the drab boat.

And then she turned and, gently pushing the drab creature before her, went up the walk and into the house.

StubbleGeorge Looms

We had left our bags outside and I took up a position near the door where I could watch the twisting ruts of the drab road.

The Portal of DreamsCharles Neville Buck

And so I bowed to fate, and converted the drab portmanteau and all its contents into the compactest form.

The Recipe for DiamondsCharles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne


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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.