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grizzle

[ griz-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF grizzle

Synonyms for grizzle

  • bleach
  • blanch
  • blench
  • chalk
  • decolor
  • decolorize
  • dull
  • etiolate
  • fade
  • frost
  • lighten
  • pale
  • silver
  • white
  • whitewash
  • turn pale
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Antonyms for grizzle

  • brighten
  • darken
  • blacken
  • dirty
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GRIZZLE

My dear old ass, Gilbert wrote, why grizzle and grouse at the Bally Awful!

But all this is away from the point, which is, why grizzle and grouse at the Bally Awful.

His hair and moustache are crisp and just beginning to grizzle.

He stabled Grizzle, the last of their saddle stock, and entered.

Poor Grizzle did not know what to do, but she had to obey the witch.

There was once a poor farmer who had two children named Johnnie and Grizzle.

They are of a dull, reddish hue, mixed with a grizzle of white hairs.

There was a puppet show with Patient Grizzle; and a stand where a monkey danced.

I know not, said Patient Grizzle, that I can tell you any story worth your hearing.

Very well, said Patient Grizzle, if you will have it, I will tell you a story.

WORD ORIGIN

"gray-colored," early 15c., from Old French grisel (see grizzled) which also meant "gray-haired old man" (a noun sense recorded in Middle English from mid-14c.). The verb, "to make gray," is attested from 1740.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GRIZZLE

whiten

verbmake or become extremely pale
  • blanch
  • bleach
  • blench
  • chalk
  • decolor
  • decolorize
  • dull
  • etiolate
  • fade
  • frost
  • grizzle
  • lighten
  • pale
  • silver
  • turn pale
  • white
  • whitewash
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