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adjective as in silvery

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He warned against counting the Red Sox out, the kind of thing a front-office executive says to a grizzled baseball city to head off frustration — even though grizzled baseball cities usually see right through that.

Next day, DSK was perp-walking his way, haggard and grizzled, into infamy.

As his grizzled snout suggests, Orlando is 11 years old, which translates to 77 in dog years.

And Ford delivers another impressive performance as the hard-ass, take-no-prisoners colonel; like a hardened, grizzled Han Solo.

An unlikely partnership between a grizzled detective and a highly evolved android proves particularly fruitful.

Boyle by then was a grizzled veteran of amphibious landings, having witnessed four of them in the Mediterranean Theater.

The old man, grizzled, tanned and seamed, leant weakly against the parapet.

He went out by another door, almost as the grizzled sergeant came in and stood still, looking at the master of the homestead.

A beard, narrow and grizzled and stained, rested on his lean front, or stirred gently in the breeze.

"I really think it was just the neatest thing that I ever did in that line," said the grizzled old Captain Gapsill.

Wiping his chin inexpertly with the back of a grizzled hand, he looked up and eyed his visitor interrogatively.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grizzled, such as: gray, grizzly, and leaden.

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