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adjective as in very dark in color


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From Jones’s perspective, the same thinking could be applied to Sable’s horses.

The charming story follows a young woman, the titular Sable, as she begins a rite of passage that sets her out to explore the world on her own.

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I consigned a pink 1950s full-skirted dress I wore to my engagement party, a K-letter sweater, a pair of men’s 1970s Lilly Pulitzer pants and a sable boa to a vintage store.

These pictures are “diaristic,” Sable recently told a gallery visitor.

Wreaking havoc is one of Sable’s evident impulses, but maintaining balance is clearly just as important.

Salmon, tuna, sturgeon, mussels, oysters, and sable are marinated and smoked using hickory and alder wood.

Other dark choices include Jet, Bruno, Bear, Sable, Midnight, Inky, and Ebony.

Car les Sauvages ayans encore de la reverence aux sepultures de leurs peres & amis, le vouloient porter au Cap de Sable 40.

There were in Greece two young rakes, who were told by the oracle to beware of the melampygos or sable posteriors.

Carry's tongue was unloosed as she bounded into the midst of the sable throng that swarmed about the carriage.

It was on such a night that a great black hulk moved like a sable monster through the waters off the coast of Cuba.

His mind did not run to the comprehension of the fact that he was the wearer of borrowed plumes—the sable plumes of King Death.

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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sable, such as: black, dark, ebony, jet, jetty, and raven.

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