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Sinking your spoon into the plastic cup delivers ebony and ivory in perfect harmony.
TAQUERIA XOCHI SERVES MOUTHWATERING MEXICAN FOOD FROM A TINY U STREET STOREFRONTTOM SIETSEMADECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Stradiuarius made a few instruments inlaid with ebony and ivory round the edges.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
Pallid, Sir Lucien Pyne lay by the ebony chair glaring horribly upward.
DOPESAX ROHMER
It had spread, an ebony patch, equally about the bole of the tree, so that the sun must have been immediately overhead.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Before going down he locked them up in a small ebony cabinet which stood against the wall.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
On coming out his skin would be shining like ebony, and he would squeal with pleasure as I rubbed water down his back.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Its elusive light lay upon the slope, but ledge and stone seemed less distinct than their shadows, which were black as ebony.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
The castanets are made of ebony, and are generally decorated with bunches of smart ribbons, which play a great part in the dance.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
So Mary sat in her revery, her thoughts as dark as the ebony table beneath her eyes.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
She saw dimly low gilt and ebony tables beside the divans, the food still on them.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
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WORDS RELATED TO EBONY

  • 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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