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Adjective
Of a colour intermediate between black and white
“Wear a soft beige sweater, because grey clothes worn too close to the face will make the complexion look washed out.”
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A greyish white, especially of hair
“The fresh-faced 52-year-old looks energetic and youthful, despite his thinning grey hair and glasses.”
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Old or mature in age
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“This grey old man so bent and old. I know not why he told to me, his tale of life and tragedy.”
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Dim, overcast or lacking in light
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“It was a grey rainy day, the wind blustering at the walls, the rain splattering on the rock.”
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Gloomy or lacking in cheer
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“Here he was relieved to see that, unlike the gloomy grey atmosphere of the rest of Hades, sunlight and green plants abounded.”
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Dull or boring in nature
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“Its long-trailed public hearing this week at the European Parliament in Brussels turned out to be a pretty grey affair.”
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Having a pale or colorless complexion
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“She'd lost weight, and her skin looked grey and lifeless.”
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Ambiguous or open to question
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“This is certainly a grey area, subject to much debate.”
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Contrary to the rules or to that which is normal or established
“The estimates from the sources used here typically classify untaxed and unregistered activities within the grey economy.”
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Having a pale or gray color
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Dull, routine, and uniform
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Displaying a lack of sympathy, empathy or general emotions
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Without human warmth or sympathy
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Verb
(of a person) To become older
“I am starting to grey at an alarming rate. It's alarming me, at least.”
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Make white or pale by extracting colour
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To become, or cause to become, dark
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