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As intense fires propel dark, sooty aerosols high into the air, they mix with clouds and mostly shield the sun’s energy.
Prevailing theories at the time supposed the sooty shearwaters got lost in the fog.
The black of her dress was a sooty black, but you would only have called her hair black because there was nothing else to call it.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
It was an aged female that spoke; she sat on the ground all clad in a sooty garment.
Others, very dusty, came from beneath carpets, and lastly a sooty bundle was dragged down the chimney.
MARGARET OGILVYJ. M. BARRIE
The “sooty-fox” is a variety of the “Arctic,” distinguished from it only by its colour, which is of a uniform blackish brown.
There are lots of mice in this kitchen—sooty mice, not clean like ours—and I thought I'd try to catch them.
THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY
He exchanged clothes with a chimney-sweeper, and followed for some time that sooty occupation.
The latter are of a sooty black, with a well-shaped head, a square frontal development, thick and woolly hair.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
If the candle is sooty, or shows a spark in the wick on blowing out, it is a sign that a letter is on its way.

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