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Still no sign of Nellie, though he purposely made a noisy rattle with his ebon walking-stick.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
Winding trails of light webbed the crater's walls, and at places ebon cavities jeweled among the light.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
The black woman stood laden and smiling like some ebon effigy typifying plenty and good cheer.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
They have clear ebon skins, not coal black, but of an inky hue.
STANLEY'S ADVENTURES IN THE WILDS OF AFRICAJOEL TYLER HEADLEY AND WILLIAM FLETCHER JOHNSON
I rushed to the door and beheld him standing, gazing with wild eyes at the ebon tablet held straight out in front of him.
PRINCE ZALESKIM.P. SHIEL
Sure some great and mighty monarch owns this other bow of might, Set with golden glittering insects on its ebon back so bright?
MAHA-BHARATAANONYMOUS
Craig went, reluctantly, with several halts and backward glances at the old lady of the ebon staff.
THE FASHIONABLE ADVENTURES OF JOSHUA CRAIGDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
Madam Bowker's tone was almost unladylike; her ebon staff was flourishing threateningly.
THE FASHIONABLE ADVENTURES OF JOSHUA CRAIGDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
The old man, caught in the whirlpool of ebon, was swept down, screaming.
FUTURIA FANTASIA, SPRING 1940VARIOUS
On duty, they stood like ebon statues and opened not their mouths.
CUPID IN AFRICAP. C. WREN
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WORDS RELATED TO EBON

  • atramentous
  • brunet
  • charcoal
  • clouded
  • coal
  • dingy
  • dusky
  • ebon
  • ebony
  • inklike
  • inky
  • jet
  • jetty
  • livid
  • melanoid
  • murky
  • obsidian
  • onyx
  • piceous
  • pitch
  • pitch-dark
  • pitch-dark pitchy
  • raven
  • sable
  • shadowy
  • slate
  • sloe
  • somber
  • sombre
  • sooty
  • starless
  • stygian
  • swart
  • swarthy
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