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He sometimes paints depictions of mountains, sunlight and even humans atop the dusky, ravaged surfaces.
IN THE GALLERIES: PERSONAL AND POLITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE PASTMARK JENKINSFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The role of gravy was played by a dusky curry sweetened with onions and carrots.
SHIBUYA EATERY LIVES UP TO ITS NAME, BRINGING TOKYO STREET FOOD TO ADAMS MORGANTOM SIETSEMAOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Lawrence mingled with the crowd, and as he read he felt a bulky envelope thrust in his hand and caught a glimpse of a dusky arm.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Once more she peered into the glass, shook out her skirts, then sought a door in a far and dusky corner.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It had come on to rain, and the raw dampness mingled itself with the dusky uproar of the Strand.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
When Tom Brown awoke, late in the day, he found Mafuta sitting at his feet with a broad grin on his dusky countenance.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
His banks were teeming with happy dusky figures and the smiling irrigated land was bright with fertility.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
His cheeks were the color of crushed grapes, and his dusky eyes glowed with a languishing fire.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
When he and Bill finally shed their borrowed overalls and caps, the garage lights were on, and the lot behind the shop was dusky.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
So Coffee Jack, delighted, ran swiftly down the trail toward the dusky little maiden and the "potlash."
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
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WORDS RELATED TO DUSKY

  • brunette
  • dusky
  • olive-skinned
  • swarthy
  • tanned
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