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Ashen vs. Dusky

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Ashenadjective

Made from the wood of the ash-tree.

‘An ashen bow and quiver of arrows beside.’;

Duskyadjective

Dimly lit, as at dusk (evening).

‘I like it when it is dusky, just before the street lights come on.’;

Ashenadjective

Of or resembling ashes.

‘A fine, ashen dust hung in the air.’;

Duskyadjective

Having a shade of color that is rather dark.

‘The dusky rose was of a muted color, not clashing with any of the other colors.’;

Ashenadjective

Ash-colored; pale; anemic, anaemic.

‘His ashen face belied his claims of good health.’;

Duskyadjective

Dark-skinned.

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Ashenverb

(ambitransitive) To turn into ash; make or become ashy

Duskyadjective

Ashen; having a greyish skin coloration.

‘The patient was in shock and had a dusky skin tone.’;

Ashenverb

(ambitransitive) To make or become pale

Duskynoun

A dusky shark.

Ashenadjective

Of or pertaining to the ash tree.

Duskynoun

A dusky dolphin.

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Ashenadjective

Consisting of, or resembling, ashes; of a color between brown and gray, or white and gray.

‘The ashen hue of age.’;

Duskyadjective

Partially dark or obscure; not luminous; dusk; as, a dusky valley.

‘Through dusky lane and wrangling mart.’;

Ashennoun

obs. pl. for Ashes.

Duskyadjective

Tending to blackness in color; partially black; dark-colored; not bright; as, a dusky brown.

‘When Jove in dusky clouds involves the sky.’; ‘The figure of that first ancestor invested by family tradition with a dim and dusky grandeur.’;

Ashenadjective

ash-colored or anemic looking from illness or emotion;

‘a face turned ashen’; ‘the invalid's blanched cheeks’; ‘tried to speak with bloodless lips’; ‘a face livid with shock’; ‘lips...livid with the hue of death’; ‘lips white with terror’; ‘a face white with rage’;

Duskyadjective

Gloomy; sad; melancholy.

‘This dusky scene of horror, this melancholy prospect.’;

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Ashenadjective

made of wood of the ash tree

Duskyadjective

Intellectually clouded.

‘Though dusky wits dare scorn astrology.’;

Duskyadjective

lighted by or as if by twilight;

‘The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn’; ‘the twilight glow of the sky’; ‘a boat on a twilit river’;

Duskyadjective

naturally having skin of a dark color;

‘a dark-skinned beauty’; ‘gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks’; ‘a smile on his swarthy face’; ‘`swart' is archaic’;

Dusky

Dusky is an English electronic music duo from London consisting of Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman. Formed in 2011, they have released music on various records labels, before setting up their own label 17 Steps in July 2014 with the release of the Love Taking Over EP.Before the formation of Dusky, the duo made music under the name of Solarity.

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